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Debian: DSA-4541-1: libapreq2 security update

Date 04 Oct 2019
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
Max Kellermann reported a NULL pointer dereference flaw in libapreq2, a generic Apache request library, allowing a remote attacker to cause a denial of service against an application using the library (application crash) if an invalid nested "multipart" body is processed.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-4541-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
October 04, 2019                      https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : libapreq2
CVE ID         : CVE-2019-12412
Debian Bug     : 939937

Max Kellermann reported a NULL pointer dereference flaw in libapreq2, a
generic Apache request library, allowing a remote attacker to cause a
denial of service against an application using the library (application
crash) if an invalid nested "multipart" body is processed.

For the oldstable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed
in version 2.13-7~deb9u1.

For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.13-7~deb10u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your libapreq2 packages.

For the detailed security status of libapreq2 please refer to its
security tracker page at:
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/libapreq2

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://www.debian.org/security/

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