libapache2-mod-auth-mysql module for Debian multibyte encoding SQL injection

modauthmysql-multibyte-sql-injection (48163) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

The libapache2-mod-auth-mysql module for Debian is vulnerable to SQL injection in the escape sequences. A remote attacker could send specially-crafted SQL statements using multibyte character encoding, which could allow the attacker to view, add, modify or delete information in the back-end database.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 7.5
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 6.2
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

Data Manipulation

Remedy:

Apply the appropriate patch for your system. See References.

References:

  • Debian Web site: Debian.
  • oss-security Mailing List, Wed, 21 Jan 2009 11:46:41 -0500 : mod-auth-mysql: SQL injection .
  • BID-33392: 'mod_auth_mysql' Package Multibyte Character Encoding SQL Injection Vulnerability
  • CVE-2008-2384: SQL injection vulnerability in mod_auth_mysql.c in the mod-auth-mysql (aka libapache2-mod-auth-mysql) module for the Apache HTTP Server 2.x, when configured to use a multibyte character set that allows a \ (backslash) as part of the character encoding, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary SQL commands via unspecified inputs in a login request.
  • MDVSA-2009:189: apache-mod_auth_mysql
  • MDVSA-2009:189-1: apache-mod_auth_mysql
  • RHSA-2009-0259: Moderate: mod_auth_mysql security update
  • RHSA-2010-1002: Moderate: mod_auth_mysql security update
  • SA33627: mod-auth-mysql SQL Injection Vulnerability
  • VUPEN/ADV-2009-0226: Mod-auth-mysql Data Processing Remote SQL Injection Vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • Debian Debian Linux 4.0
  • Debian libapache2-mod-auth-mysql 4.3.9-9
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2008.0
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2008.0 X86_64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2008.1
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2008.1 X86_64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 4.0
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 4.0 X86_64
  • Mandriva Linux 2009.0
  • Mandriva Linux 2009.0 X86_64
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 Client Workstation
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5.3.z EUS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 6 Server
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 6 Workstation
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux Long Life 5.3
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux Server EUS 6.0.z

Reported:

Jan 21, 2009

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