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threat CVE-2019-12412

libapreq2: NULL pointer dereference

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can force a NULL pointer to be dereferenced of libapreq2, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Severity of this threat: 2/4.
Creation date: 03/10/2019.
Références of this weakness: CVE-2019-12412, DLA-1944-1, DSA-4541-1, FEDORA-2019-7fbe8a9a06, VIGILANCE-VUL-30524.
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Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can force a NULL pointer to be dereferenced of libapreq2, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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This computer threat impacts software or systems such as Debian, Fedora.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer vulnerability alert is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of internet client.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this cybersecurity weakness.

Solutions for this threat

Debian 8: new libapreq2 packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 8: libapreq2 2.13-4+deb8u1

Debian 9/10: new libapreq2 packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 9: libapreq2 2.13-7~deb9u1
  Debian 10: libapreq2 2.13-7~deb10u1

Fedora 30: new libapreq2 packages.
New packages are available:
  Fedora 30: libapreq2 2.13-38.fc30
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