Apache "mod_auth_pgsql" HTTP SQL query

apache-postgresql-authentication-module (7054) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

The `mod_auth_pgsql' module for Apache HTTP servers could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary SQL statements or cause the SQL query to return arbitrary data using HTTP requests. This could allow the attacker to gain unauthorized access to the Web server.


Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of 'mod_auth_pgsql' (0.9.6 or later), as listed in RUS-CERT Advisory 2001-08:01. See References.

For Conectiva Linux 4.0, 4.0es, 4.1, 4.2, 5.0, prg graficos, ecommerce, 5.1, 6.0:
Upgrade to the latest version of 'mod_auth_pgsql' (0.8 or later), as listed in Conectiva Linux Security Announcement CLA-2001:427. See References.

For Conectiva Linux 7.0:
Upgrade to the latest version of 'mod_auth_pgsql' (0.9.6 or later), as listed in Conectiva Linux Security Announcement CLA-2001:427. See References.

For Red Hat Linux 7.2:
Upgrade to the latest version of 'mod_auth_pgsql' (0.9.9-2 or later), as listed in RHSA-2001:124-04. See References.

For FreeBSD Ports Collection prior to 2001-10-02:
Upgrade to the latest mod_auth_pgsql package (0.9.9 dated 2001-10-02 or later), as listed in FreeBSD, Inc. Security Advisory FreeBSD-SA-02:03. See References.

For other distributions:
Contact your vendor for upgrade or patch information.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • Apache HTTP Server
  • Conectiva Linux 4.0
  • Conectiva Linux 4.0es
  • Conectiva Linux 4.1
  • Conectiva Linux 4.2
  • Conectiva Linux 5.0
  • Conectiva Linux 5.1
  • Conectiva Linux 6.0
  • Conectiva Linux 7.0
  • Conectiva Linux ecommerce
  • Conectiva Linux prg_graficos
  • FreeBSD FreeBSD Ports Collection
  • Guiseppe Tanzilli and Matthias Eckermann mod_auth_pgsql 0.9.5
  • RedHat Linux 7
  • RedHat Linux 7.1
  • RedHat Linux 7.2
  • RedHat Linux 7.3

Reported:

Aug 29, 2001

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