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CVE-2011-0419

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2011-05-10
Bugzilla: 703390: CVE-2011-0419 apr: unconstrained recursion in apr_fnmatch
IAVA: 2013-A-0144

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Stack consumption vulnerability in the fnmatch implementation in apr_fnmatch.c in the Apache Portable Runtime (APR) library before 1.4.3 and the Apache HTTP Server before 2.2.18, and in fnmatch.c in libc in NetBSD 5.1, OpenBSD 4.8, FreeBSD, Apple Mac OS X 10.6, Oracle Solaris 10, and Android, allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU and memory consumption) via *? sequences in the first argument, as demonstrated by attacks against mod_autoindex in httpd.

Find out more about CVE-2011-0419 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 4.3
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (apr) RHSA-2011:0507 May 11, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (apr) RHSA-2011:0507 May 11, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (apr) RHSA-2011:0507 May 11, 2011
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 1.0 for RHEL 6 Server RHSA-2011:0897 June 22, 2011
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 1.0 RHSA-2011:0896 June 22, 2011
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 1.0 for RHEL 4 AS RHSA-2011:0897 June 22, 2011
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 1.0 for RHEL 5 Server RHSA-2011:0897 June 22, 2011

External References

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank Maksymilian Arciemowicz for reporting this issue.

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