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Category:   Application (Web Server/CGI)  >   IBM HTTP Server (IHS) Vendors:   IBM
(IBM Issues Fix for IBM HTTP Server (IHS)) Apache Portable Runtime Library Named Pipe Blocking Flaw Lets Local Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1032621
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1032621
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-1829   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jun 18 2015
Impact:   Denial of service via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 6.1.0.47, 7.0.0.37, 8.0.0.9, 8.0.0.10, 8.5.5.5
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Apache Portable Runtime Library. A local user can cause denial of service conditions on the target system. IBM HTTP Server (IHS) is affected.

A local user can conduct a "pipe squatting attack" to deny service to an application using the Apache Portable Runtime (APR).

The specific impact depends on the application using the APR library.

Windows-based systems are affected.

John Hernandez of Casaba Security reported this vulnerability via HP SSRT.

Impact:   A local user can cause denial of service conditions on the target system.
Solution:   IBM has issued a fix for IBM HTTP Server (IHS) (APAR PI39833; 7.0.0.39, 8.0.0.11, 8.5.5.7).

The IBM advisory is available at:

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24040155

Vendor URL:  www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24040155 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Resource error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
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