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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-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 a SQL query.
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.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
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 : 6.5
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 56635 ()
Bugtraq ID: 48653
CVE ID: CVE-2011-2688
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