[SECURITY] Fedora Core 4 Update: mod_auth_pgsql-2.0.1-8.1
Posted on: 01/06/2006 07:52 PM

A new update is available for Fedora Core - [SECURITY] Fedora Core 4 Update: mod_auth_pgsql-2.0.1-8.1. Here the announcement:

Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2005-015
2006-01-06
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Product : Fedora Core 4
Name : mod_auth_pgsql
Version : 2.0.1
Release : 8.1
Summary : Basic authentication for the Apache web server using a PostgreSQL database.
Description :
mod_auth_pgsql can be used to limit access to documents served by a web server
by checking fields in a table in a PostgresQL database.

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Update Information:

Several format string flaws were found in the way
mod_auth_pgsql logs information. It may be possible for a
remote attacker to execute arbitrary code as the 'apache'
user if mod_auth_pgsql is used for user authentication. The
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project assigned the
name CVE-2005-3656 to this issue.

Please note that this issue only affects servers which have
mod_auth_pgsql installed and configured to perform user
authentication against a PostgreSQL database.

Red Hat would like to thank iDefense for reporting this issue.
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* Fri Jan 6 2006 Joe Orton lt;jorton@redhat.comgt; 2.0.1-8.1
- add security fix for CVE-2005-3656
- don't strip .so file so debuginfo works


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This update can be downloaded from:
http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/updates/4/

d92214578ca55f9fe41d1ae02bf6d43e SRPMS/mod_auth_pgsql-2.0.1-8.1.src.rpm
747cb8b5486624f9df1057fca3ee7e86 ppc/mod_auth_pgsql-2.0.1-8.1.ppc.rpm
7039f4f23f6a28fc27faa06ef83ea3a0 ppc/debug/mod_auth_pgsql-debuginfo-2.0.1-8.1.ppc.rpm
d5815a490b1ec2c2f59f9715253d5665 x86_64/mod_auth_pgsql-2.0.1-8.1.x86_64.rpm
4a1db6971295f3cc99b8641485577123 x86_64/debug/mod_auth_pgsql-debuginfo-2.0.1-8.1.x86_64.rpm
6ce00956921bda6ae3f5f6ed19bdde75 i386/mod_auth_pgsql-2.0.1-8.1.i386.rpm
4b265b8401bc3c5b56140b0bb65ce159 i386/debug/mod_auth_pgsql-debuginfo-2.0.1-8.1.i386.rpm

This update can also be installed with the Update Agent; you can
launch the Update Agent with the 'up2date' command.



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