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USN239-1 : libapache2-mod-auth-pgsql vulnerability Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
libapache2-mod-auth-pgsql vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

The remote package "libapache2-mod-auth-pgsql" is missing a security patch.

Description :

Several format string vulnerabilities were discovered in the error
logging handling. By sending specially crafted user names, an
unauthenticated remote attacker could exploit this to crash the Apache
server or possibly even execute arbitrary code with the rights of
Apache (user 'www-data').

Solution :

Upgrade to :
- libapache2-mod-auth-pgsql-2.0.2b1-6ubuntu0.1 (Ubuntu 5.10)

Threat Level: High

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