Fedora 13 : mod_fcgid-2.3.6-1.fc13 (2010-17434)

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Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update to the current upstream maintenance release includes a fix
for a possible stack buffer overwrite (CVE-2010-3872).

It also changes the default value of FcgidMaxRequestLen from 1GB to
128K; administrators should change this to an appropriate value based
on site requirements.

Other changes are described in CHANGES-FCGID document included in the

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :


Solution :

Update the affected mod_fcgid package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 50615 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-3872

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