GLSA-200505-02 : Oops!: Remote code execution
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 18228
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200505-02 (Oops!: Remote code execution)
A format string flaw has been detected in the my_xlog() function of the Oops! proxy, which is called by the passwd_mysql and passwd_pgsql module's auth() functions.
A remote attacker could send a specially crafted HTTP request to the Oops! proxy, potentially triggering this vulnerability and leading to the execution of arbitrary code.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll Oops! users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-proxy/oops-1.5.24_pre20050503'