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An APR security update has been released for Ubuntu Linux 22.04 LTS and 22.10.

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5885-1
February 27, 2023

apr vulnerability

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 22.10
- Ubuntu 22.04 LTS


APR could possibly be made to crash or run programs if it received
specially crafted network traffic.

Software Description:
- apr: Apache Portable Runtime Library


Ronald Crane discovered integer overflow vulnerabilities in the Apache
Portable Runtime (APR) that could potentially result in memory corruption.
A remote attacker could possibly use these issues to cause a denial of
service or execute arbitary code.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 22.10:
libapr1 1.7.0-8ubuntu0.22.10.1

Ubuntu 22.04 LTS:
libapr1 1.7.0-8ubuntu0.22.04.1

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.


Package Information: