Debian: 2778-1: libapache2-mod-fcgid: heap-based buffer overflow
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Debian Robert Matthews discovered that the Apache FCGID module, a FastCGI implementation for Apache HTTP Server, fails to perform adequate boundary checks on user-supplied input. This may allow a remote attacker to cause a heap-based buffer overflow, resulting in a denial of service [More...]
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2778-1                   security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                      Salvatore Bonaccorso
October 12, 2013                       http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : libapache2-mod-fcgid
Vulnerability  : heap-based buffer overflow
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2013-4365

Robert Matthews discovered that the Apache FCGID module, a FastCGI
implementation for Apache HTTP Server, fails to perform adequate
boundary checks on user-supplied input. This may allow a remote attacker
to cause a heap-based buffer overflow, resulting in a denial of service
or potentially allowing the execution of arbitrary code.

For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 1:2.3.6-1+squeeze2.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
version 1:2.3.6-1.2+deb7u1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 1:2.3.9-1.

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/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
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