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[ GLSA 201110-23 ] Apache mod_authnz_external: SQL injection

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- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201110-23 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - http://security.gentoo.org/ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Severity: Low Title: Apache mod_authnz_external: SQL injection Date: October 25, 2011 Bugs: #386165 ID: 201110-23 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Synopsis ======== An input sanitation flaw in mod_authnz_external allows remote attacker to conduct SQL injection. Background ========== mod_authnz_external is a tool for creating custom authentication backends for HTTP basic authentication. Affected packages ================= ------------------------------------------------------------------- Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected ------------------------------------------------------------------- 1 www-apache/mod_authnz_external < 3.2.6 >= 3.2.6 Description =========== mysql/mysql-auth.pl in mod_authnz_external does not properly sanitize input before using it in an SQL query. Impact ====== A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to inject arbitrary SQL statements by using a specially crafted username for HTTP authentication on a site using mod_authnz_external. Workaround ========== There is no known workaround at this time. Resolution ========== All Apache mod_authnz_external users should upgrade to the latest version: # emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot -v ">=www-apache/mod_authnz_external-3.2.6" References ========== [ 1 ] CVE-2011-2688 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-2688 Availability ============ This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website: http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201110-23.xml Concerns? ========= Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at https://bugs.gentoo.org. License ======= Copyright 2011 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text belongs to its owner(s). The contents of this document are licensed under the Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5


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