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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200601-05
(mod_auth_pgsql: Multiple format string vulnerabilities)
The error logging functions of mod_auth_pgsql fail to validate certain
strings before passing them to syslog, resulting in format string
An unauthenticated remote attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities
to execute arbitrary code with the rights of the user running the
Apache2 server by sending specially crafted login names.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All mod_auth_pgsql users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-apache/mod_auth_pgsql-2.0.3'
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 20415 (gentoo_GLSA-200601-05.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2005-3656