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Apache security holes

by Ivana Strahija on January 11th, 2006 Vulnerabilities in Apache and a PostgreSQL, discovered last week, have been caracterised as critical, experts saying the flaws allow serious Internet intrusion.


iDefense discovered several format string flaws in the way mod_auth_pgsql logs information, which could allow unauthenticated attackers to execute malicious code with the privileges of the Apache user.

Red Hat issued patches for the versions of the module used in Red Hat Enterprise Linux versions 3 and 4, saying it doesn't affect earlier versions. As of Monday Ubuntu, Mandriva and other vendors have also issued patches.


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