Apache < 2.0.3 mod_auth_pgsql Module Server Log Format String

Critical Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3358

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a remote 'format string' flaw.

Description

The remote host is running the Apache mod_auth_pgsql module, a module for authenticating remote users against a PostgreSQL database. This version of mod_auth_pgsql is vulnerable to multiple format string flaws. An attacker exploiting these flaws would be able to execute arbitrary code on the remote web server.

Solution

Upgrade to version 2.0.3 or higher.

See Also

http://www.giuseppetanzilli.it/mod_auth_pgsql

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 3358

File Name: 3358.prm

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2006/01/06

Modified: 2017/01/31

Dependencies: 3057

Nessus ID: 22801

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSSv2

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSSv3

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:apache:http_server

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-3656

BID: 16153

OSVDB: 22259