[SECURITY] Fedora Core 3 Update: mod_auth_pgsql-2.0.1-6.2
Posted on: 01/06/2006 06:52 PM

A new update is available for Fedora Core - [SECURITY] Fedora Core 3 Update: mod_auth_pgsql-2.0.1-6.2. Here the announcement:

Fedora Update Notification

Product : Fedora Core 3
Name : mod_auth_pgsql
Version : 2.0.1
Release : 6.2
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.

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.
* Fri Jan 6 2006 Joe Orton lt;jorton@redhat.comgt; 2.0.1-6.2
- add security fix for CVE-2005-3656
- don't strip .so file so debuginfo works
- fix r-gt;user handling (Mirko Streckenbach, #150087)

This update can be downloaded from:

f4de3874523d13558b62a7b616a9924b SRPMS/mod_auth_pgsql-2.0.1-6.2.src.rpm
710fe9e31a155fca650aa2e948caf3e0 x86_64/mod_auth_pgsql-2.0.1-6.2.x86_64.rpm
a98acc532d16f6824643f84681a925ba x86_64/debug/mod_auth_pgsql-debuginfo-2.0.1-6.2.x86_64.rpm
2b1130b5b5be47de09f927b2dd87bd94 i386/mod_auth_pgsql-2.0.1-6.2.i386.rpm
2d348cb3ca7f7525dce925a20fed88da i386/debug/mod_auth_pgsql-debuginfo-2.0.1-6.2.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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