Debian Security Advisory

DLA-3269-1 libapreq2 -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
14 Jan 2023
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 1018191.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2022-22728.
More information:

A flaw in Apache libapreq2 versions 2.16 and earlier could cause a buffer overflow while processing multipart form uploads. A remote attacker could send a request causing a process crash which could lead to a denial of service attack.

For Debian 10 buster, this problem has been fixed in version 2.13-7~deb10u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your libapreq2 packages.

For the detailed security status of libapreq2 please refer to its security tracker page at:

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