Ubuntu 4.10 / 5.04 / 5.10 : libapache2-mod-auth-pgsql vulnerability (USN-239-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2006-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related 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 privileges of
Apache (user 'www-data').

Solution :

Update the affected libapache2-mod-auth-pgsql package.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 20786 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-3656