DSA-2140-1: New libapache2-mod-fcgid packages fixes stack overflow
Posted on: 01/05/2011 09:48 PM

New libapache2-mod-fcgid packages for Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 has been released

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2140-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Stefan Fritsch
January 05, 2011 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : libapache2-mod-fcgid
Vulnerability : stack overflow
Problem type : local
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2010-3872

A vulnerability has been found in Apache mod_fcgid.
The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the
following problem:


A stack overflow could allow an untrusted FCGI application to cause
a server crash or possibly to execute arbitrary code as the user
running the web server.

For the stable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed
in version 2.2-1+lenny1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), and the testing distribution
(squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 2.3.6-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your libapache2-mod-fcgid packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

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