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[GLSA-200610-12] Apache mod_tcl: Format string vulnerability Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Apache mod_tcl: Format string vulnerability
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200610-12
(Apache mod_tcl: Format string vulnerability)
Sparfell discovered format string errors in calls to the set_var
function in tcl_cmds.c and tcl_core.c.
A remote attacker could exploit the vulnerability to execute arbitrary
code with the rights of the user running the Apache server.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All mod_tcl users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-apache/mod_tcl-1.0.1"
Threat Level: High
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