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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201110-23
(Apache mod_authnz_external: SQL injection)

mysql/ in mod_authnz_external does not properly sanitize
input before using it in a 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 :

Solution :

All Apache mod_authnz_external users should upgrade to the latest
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.2
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 56635 ()

Bugtraq ID: 48653

CVE ID: CVE-2011-2688