GLSA-200505-02 : Oops!: Remote code execution

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200505-02
(Oops!: Remote code execution)

A format string flaw has been detected in the my_xlog() function of the
Oops! proxy, which is called by the passwd_mysql and passwd_pgsql
module's auth() functions.

Impact :

A remote attacker could send a specially crafted HTTP request to the
Oops! proxy, potentially triggering this vulnerability and leading to
the execution of arbitrary code.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200505-02.xml

Solution :

All Oops! users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-proxy/oops-1.5.24_pre20050503'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 18228 (gentoo_GLSA-200505-02.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-1121