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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-12618: Security patch for apr-util (ALAS-2017-929)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-12618: Security patch for apr-util (ALAS-2017-929)

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
10/23/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/07/2017
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

Apache Portable Runtime Utility (APR-util) 1.6.0 and prior fail to validate the integrity of SDBM database files used by apr_sdbm*() functions, resulting in a possible out of bound read access. A local user with write access to the database can make a program or process using these functions crash, and cause a denial of service.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-apr-util

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-apr-util

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