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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Fedora Core 3 2006-014: mod_auth_pgsql

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the mod_auth_pgsql package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2006-014 (mod_auth_pgsql).

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.

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.


Solution : Get the newest Fedora Updates
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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