Apache mod_fcgid module fcgid_header_bucket_read() buffer overflow
|apache-fcgid-bo (63303)||High Risk|
he Apache mod_fcgid module is vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking by the fcgid_header_bucket_read() function. By sending specially-crafted FastCGO data, a local attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system or cause the application to crash.
Upgrade to the latest version of mod_fcgid (2.3.6 or later), available from the Apache Software Foundation Web site. See References.
- Apache Mailing List, Sun, 07 Nov 2010 21:43:40 GMT: mod_fcgid 2.3.6 is released.
- Apache Software Foundation Web site: mod_fcgid.
- BID-44900: Apache 'mod_fcgid' Module Unspecified Stack Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
- CVE-2010-3872: The fcgid_header_bucket_read function in fcgid_bucket.c in the mod_fcgid module before 2.3.6 for the Apache HTTP Server does not use bytewise pointer arithmetic in certain circumstances, which has unspecified impact and attack vectors related to untrusted FastCGI applications and a stack buffer overwrite.
- DSA-2140: libapache2-mod-fcgid -- stack overflow
- OSVDB ID: 69275: Apache mod_fcgid Module fcgid_bucket.c fcgid_header_bucket_read() Function Remote Overflow
- SA42288: Apache mod_fcgid Module fcgid_header_bucket_read() Security Issue
- VUPEN/ADV-2010-2997: Apache mod_fcgid FastCGI Application Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
- Apache HTTP Server 2.0
- Apache HTTP Server 2.2
- Apache Software Foundation mod_fcgid 2.3
Nov 07, 2010
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