GLSA-201402-09 : Apache mod_fcgid: Arbitrary code execution

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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-201402-09
(Apache mod_fcgid: Arbitrary code execution)

Apache mod_fcgid fails to perform a boundary check on user-supplied
input, potentially resulting in a heap-based buffer overflow.

Impact :

A remote attacker can supply a crafted input, possibly resulting in
execution of arbitrary code or a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201402-09.xml

Solution :

All Apache mod_fcgid users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-apache/mod_fcgid-2.3.9'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 72409 ()

Bugtraq ID: 62939

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4365