GLSA-200610-12 : Apache mod_tcl: Format string vulnerability

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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-200610-12
(Apache mod_tcl: Format string vulnerability)

Sparfell discovered format string errors in calls to the set_var
function in tcl_cmds.c and tcl_core.c.

Impact :

A remote attacker could exploit the vulnerability to execute arbitrary
code with the rights of the user running the Apache server.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200610-12.xml

Solution :

All mod_tcl users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-apache/mod_tcl-1.0.1'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 22915 (gentoo_GLSA-200610-12.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-4154