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Apache HTTPD: APR-util heap underwrite (CVE-2009-0023)

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Apache HTTPD: APR-util heap underwrite (CVE-2009-0023)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
06/07/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/12/2012
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

The affected asset is vulnerable to this vulnerability ONLY if an attacker can provide a specially crafted search keyword to a function that handles compiled forms of search patterns. Review your web server configuration for validation. A heap-based underwrite flaw was found in the way the bundled copy of the APR-util library created compiled forms of particular search patterns. An attacker could formulate a specially-crafted search keyword, that would overwrite arbitrary heap memory locations when processed by the pattern preparation engine.

Solution(s)

  • apache-httpd-upgrade-2_2_12

References

  • apache-httpd-upgrade-2_2_12

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