Debian: DSA-4541-1: libapreq2 security update

    Date04 Oct 2019
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity 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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