GLSA-201110-23 : Apache mod_authnz_external: SQL injection

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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-201110-23
(Apache mod_authnz_external: SQL injection)

mysql/mysql-auth.pl in mod_authnz_external does not properly sanitize
input before using it in an SQL query.

Impact :

A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to inject arbitrary
SQL statements by using a specially crafted username for HTTP
authentication on a site using mod_authnz_external.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201110-23.xml

Solution :

All Apache mod_authnz_external users should upgrade to the latest
version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
'>=www-apache/mod_authnz_external-3.2.6'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.2
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 56635 ()

Bugtraq ID: 48653

CVE ID: CVE-2011-2688