22 December 2010
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 =========================================================================== AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution ESB-2010.1171 Moderate: mod_auth_mysql security update 22 December 2010 =========================================================================== AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary --------------------------------- Product: mod_auth_mysql Publisher: Red Hat Operating System: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 6 Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS/Desktop 6 Impact/Access: Modify Arbitrary Files -- Remote/Unauthenticated Resolution: Patch/Upgrade CVE Names: CVE-2008-2384 Reference: ESB-2009.0137 Original Bulletin: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-1002.html - --------------------------BEGIN INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- - -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 ===================================================================== Red Hat Security Advisory Synopsis: Moderate: mod_auth_mysql security update Advisory ID: RHSA-2010:1002-01 Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Advisory URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-1002.html Issue date: 2010-12-21 CVE Names: CVE-2008-2384 ===================================================================== 1. Summary: An updated mod_auth_mysql package that fixes one security issue is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having moderate security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in the References section. 2. Relevant releases/architectures: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6) - i386, ppc64, s390x, x86_64 Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6) - i386, x86_64 3. Description: The mod_auth_mysql package includes an extension module for the Apache HTTP Server, which can be used to implement web user authentication against a MySQL database. A flaw was found in the way mod_auth_mysql escaped certain multibyte-encoded strings. If mod_auth_mysql was configured to use a multibyte character set that allowed a backslash ("\") as part of the character encodings, a remote attacker could inject arbitrary SQL commands into a login request. (CVE-2008-2384) Note: This flaw only affected non-default installations where AuthMySQLCharacterSet is configured to use one of the affected multibyte character sets. Installations that did not use the AuthMySQLCharacterSet configuration option were not vulnerable to this flaw. All mod_auth_mysql users are advised to upgrade to this updated package, which contains a backported patch to correct this issue. After installing the updated package, the httpd daemon must be restarted for the update to take effect. 4. Solution: Before applying this update, make sure all previously-released errata relevant to your system have been applied. This update is available via the Red Hat Network. Details on how to use the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at http://kbase.redhat.com/faq/docs/DOC-11259 5. Bugs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/): 480238 - CVE-2008-2384 mod_auth_mysql: character encoding SQL injection flaw 6. Package List: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6): Source: ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6Server/en/os/SRPMS/mod_auth_mysql-3.0.0-11.el6_0.1.src.rpm i386: mod_auth_mysql-3.0.0-11.el6_0.1.i686.rpm mod_auth_mysql-debuginfo-3.0.0-11.el6_0.1.i686.rpm ppc64: mod_auth_mysql-3.0.0-11.el6_0.1.ppc64.rpm mod_auth_mysql-debuginfo-3.0.0-11.el6_0.1.ppc64.rpm s390x: mod_auth_mysql-3.0.0-11.el6_0.1.s390x.rpm mod_auth_mysql-debuginfo-3.0.0-11.el6_0.1.s390x.rpm x86_64: mod_auth_mysql-3.0.0-11.el6_0.1.x86_64.rpm mod_auth_mysql-debuginfo-3.0.0-11.el6_0.1.x86_64.rpm Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6): Source: ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6Workstation/en/os/SRPMS/mod_auth_mysql-3.0.0-11.el6_0.1.src.rpm i386: mod_auth_mysql-3.0.0-11.el6_0.1.i686.rpm mod_auth_mysql-debuginfo-3.0.0-11.el6_0.1.i686.rpm x86_64: mod_auth_mysql-3.0.0-11.el6_0.1.x86_64.rpm mod_auth_mysql-debuginfo-3.0.0-11.el6_0.1.x86_64.rpm These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security. 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