Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : apache-mod_auth_mysql (MDVSA-2009:189-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 40464


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.


A vulnerability has been found and corrected in mod_auth_mysql :

SQL injection vulnerability in mod_auth_mysql.c in the mod-auth-mysql (aka libapache2-mod-auth-mysql) module for the Apache HTTP Server 2.x allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary SQL commands via multibyte character encodings for unspecified input (CVE-2008-2384).

This update provides fixes for this vulnerability.

Update :

Packages for 2008.0 are provided for Corporate Desktop 2008.0 customers.


Update the affected apache-mod_auth_mysql package.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 40464

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2009-189.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/08/03

Modified: 2013/06/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.2

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:apache-mod_auth_mysql, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2008.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/12/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-2384

BID: 33392

MDVSA: 2009:189-1

CWE: 89