Public Date:
640281: CVE-2010-1623 apr-util: high memory consumption in apr_brigade_split_line()

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Memory leak in the apr_brigade_split_line function in buckets/apr_brigade.c in the Apache Portable Runtime Utility library (aka APR-util) before 1.3.10, as used in the mod_reqtimeout module in the Apache HTTP Server and other software, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via unspecified vectors related to the destruction of an APR bucket.

Find out more about CVE-2010-1623 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.


Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3:
This vulnerability has been rated as having a security impact of Moderate. After evaluation and in accordance with the criteria noted in the product support life cycle, there are no plans to address this issue in an upcoming release. Please contact Red Hat Support for further information.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 5
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
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 JBoss Web Server 1.0 for RHEL 4 AS (httpd22) RHSA-2011:0897 2011-06-22
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (apr-util) RHSA-2010:0950 2010-12-08
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (apr-util) RHSA-2010:0950 2010-12-08
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (apr-util) RHSA-2010:0950 2010-12-08
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 1.0 RHSA-2011:0896 2011-06-22
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Web Server 1 for RHEL 6 Server (httpd) RHSA-2011:0897 2011-06-22
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Web Server 1 for RHEL 5 Server (httpd) RHSA-2011:0897 2011-06-22

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 httpd Will not fix
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.
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