Fedora Core 3 Update: mod_auth_pgsql-2.0.1-6.2

    Date27 Jan 2006
    CategoryFedora
    4537
    Posted ByJoe Shakespeare
    Several format string flaws were found in the way mod_auth_pgsql logs information. It may be possible for a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code as the 'apache' user if mod_auth_pgsql is used for user authentication. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project assigned the name CVE-2005-3656 to this issue. Please note that this issue only affects servers which have mod_auth_pgsql installed and configured to perform user authentication against a PostgreSQL database. Red Hat would like to thank iDefense for reporting this issue.
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    Fedora Update Notification
    FEDORA-2005-014
    2006-01-06
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    Product     : Fedora Core 3
    Name        : mod_auth_pgsql
    Version     : 2.0.1                      
    Release     : 6.2                  
    Summary     : Basic authentication for the Apache web server using a PostgreSQL database.
    Description :
    mod_auth_pgsql can be used to limit access to documents served by a web server
    by checking fields in a table in a PostgresQL database.
    
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    Update Information:
    
    Several format string flaws were found in the way 
    mod_auth_pgsql logs information. It may be possible for a
    remote attacker to execute arbitrary code as the 'apache'
    user if mod_auth_pgsql is used for user authentication. The
    Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project assigned the
    name CVE-2005-3656 to this issue.
    
    Please note that this issue only affects servers which have
    mod_auth_pgsql installed and configured to perform user
    authentication against a PostgreSQL database.
    
    Red Hat would like to thank iDefense for reporting this issue.
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    * Fri Jan  6 2006 Joe Orton  2.0.1-6.2
    - add security fix for CVE-2005-3656
    - don't strip .so file so debuginfo works
    - fix r->user handling (Mirko Streckenbach, #150087)
    
    
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    This update can be downloaded from:
      http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/updates/3/
    
    f4de3874523d13558b62a7b616a9924b  SRPMS/mod_auth_pgsql-2.0.1-6.2.src.rpm
    710fe9e31a155fca650aa2e948caf3e0  x86_64/mod_auth_pgsql-2.0.1-6.2.x86_64.rpm
    a98acc532d16f6824643f84681a925ba  x86_64/debug/mod_auth_pgsql-debuginfo-2.0.1-6.2.x86_64.rpm
    2b1130b5b5be47de09f927b2dd87bd94  i386/mod_auth_pgsql-2.0.1-6.2.i386.rpm
    2d348cb3ca7f7525dce925a20fed88da  i386/debug/mod_auth_pgsql-debuginfo-2.0.1-6.2.i386.rpm
    
    This update can also be installed with the Update Agent; you can
    launch the Update Agent with the 'up2date' command.  
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