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Vulnerability Assessment Details

USN239-1 : libapache2-mod-auth-pgsql vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
libapache2-mod-auth-pgsql vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote package "libapache2-mod-auth-pgsql" is missing a security patch.

Description :

Several format string vulnerabilities were discovered in the error
logging handling. By sending specially crafted user names, an
unauthenticated remote attacker could exploit this to crash the Apache
server or possibly even execute arbitrary code with the rights of
Apache (user 'www-data').

Solution :

Upgrade to :
- libapache2-mod-auth-pgsql-2.0.2b1-6ubuntu0.1 (Ubuntu 5.10)



Network Security Threat Level: High


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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