A vulnerability has been reported in libapreq2 which could lead to a Denial of Service.
|Package||www-apache/libapreq2 on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 2.07|
|Unaffected versions||>= 2.07|
libapreq is a shared library with associated modules for manipulating client request data via the Apache API.
A vulnerability has been reported in the apreq_parse_headers() and apreq_parse_urlencoded() functions of Apache2::Request.
A remote attacker could possibly exploit the vulnerability to cause a Denial of Service by CPU consumption.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All libapreq2 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-apache/libapreq2-2.07"
April 17, 2006
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