Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1163-1 apr-util -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 06 Nov 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-12618.
- More information:
It was discovered that there was an out-of-bounds read access in apr-util, a support/portability library used by many applications.
A local user with write access to the database could have made a process using these functions crash and thus cause a denial-of-service.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, this issue has been fixed in apr-util version 1.4.1-3+deb7u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your apr-util packages.