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[GLSA-200610-12] Apache mod_tcl: Format string vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Apache mod_tcl: Format string vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200610-12
(Apache mod_tcl: Format string vulnerability)


Sparfell discovered format string errors in calls to the set_var
function in tcl_cmds.c and tcl_core.c.

Impact

A remote attacker could exploit the vulnerability to execute arbitrary
code with the rights of the user running the Apache server.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-4154


Solution:
All mod_tcl users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-apache/mod_tcl-1.0.1"


Network Security Threat Level: High


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2006 Michel Arboi

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