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[SECURITY] Fedora 9 Update: apr-util-1.2.12-7.fc9



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2009-6014
2009-06-15 21:58:42
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Name        : apr-util
Product     : Fedora 9
Version     : 1.2.12
Release     : 7.fc9
URL         : http://apr.apache.org/
Summary     : Apache Portable Runtime Utility library
Description :
The mission of the Apache Portable Runtime (APR) is to provide a
free library of C data structures and routines.  This library
contains additional utility interfaces for APR; including support
for XML, LDAP, database interfaces, URI parsing and more.

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Update Information:

Backport security fixes from upstream version 1.3.7:  - CVE-2009-0023 Fix
underflow in apr_strmatch_precompile.  - CVE-2009-1955 Fix a denial of service
attack against the apr_xml_* interface using the "billion laughs" entity
expansion technique.  - CVE-2009-1956 Fix off by one overflow in
apr_brigade_vprintf.    Note: CVE-2009-1956 is only an issue on big-endian
architectures.
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ChangeLog:

* Mon Jun  8 2009 Bojan Smojver <bojan rexursive com> - 1.2.12-7
- include missing bit of the apr_strmatch.c patch
* Mon Jun  8 2009 Bojan Smojver <bojan rexursive com> - 1.2.12-6
- CVE-2009-0023
- "billion laughs" fix of apr_xml_* interface
- off by one in apr_brigade_vprintf
* Wed Jun 11 2008 Dennis Gilmore <dennis ausil us> - 1.2.12-5.1
- minor rebuild on sparc
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #504555 - CVE-2009-1955 apr-util billion laughs attack
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=504555
  [ 2 ] Bug #504390 - CVE-2009-1956 apr-util single NULL byte buffer overflow
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=504390
  [ 3 ] Bug #503928 - CVE-2009-0023 apr-util heap buffer underwrite
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=503928
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update apr-util' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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