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<title>libapreq2: Denial of Service vulnerability</title>
<synopsis>
A vulnerability has been reported in libapreq2 which could lead to a Denial
of Service.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">libapreq2</product>
<announced>April 17, 2006</announced>
<revised>April 17, 2006: 01</revised>
<bug>128610</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="www-apache/libapreq2" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">2.07</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">2.07</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
libapreq is a shared library with associated modules for
manipulating client request data via the Apache API.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
A vulnerability has been reported in the apreq_parse_headers() and
apreq_parse_urlencoded() functions of Apache2::Request.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>
A remote attacker could possibly exploit the vulnerability to
cause a Denial of Service by CPU consumption.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
There is no known workaround at this time.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All libapreq2 users should upgrade to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=www-apache/libapreq2-2.07&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-0042">CVE-2006-0042</uri>
<uri link="http://svn.apache.org/viewcvs.cgi/httpd/apreq/tags/v2_07/CHANGES?rev=376998&amp;view=markup">libapreq2 Changes</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Sun, 09 Apr 2006 19:33:11 +0000">
jaervosz
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Tue, 11 Apr 2006 17:20:17 +0000">
koon
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Thu, 13 Apr 2006 19:11:49 +0000">
vorlon078
</metadata>
</glsa>