Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 108639
CAN-2003-0542 Local buffer overflow in mod_alias, mod_rewrite
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:58:59 EDT
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Description of problem:
There are locally exploitabe buffer overflows in mod_alias and mod_rewrite
(CAN-2003-0542) in apache < 1.3.29. These are a serious issue for providers
whose users can upload .htaccess files. Please upgrade (preferred) or backport
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
Actual Results: My system is vulnerable to local attack
Expected Results: It shouldn't be
This bug supercedes #102433.
Created attachment 96228 [details]
Proposed patch against 1.3.27-3, backported from 1.3.29
Backported patch, with revision number changed to indicate the hole has been
fixed (_please_ keep something like this, otherwise we'll never know on site
whetehr all machine have been fixed..). Compiles, but not tested yet.
*** Bug 102443 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Btw, we have tested and deployed the patched version in production and
so far seem to run fine.
An errata has been issued which should help the problem described in this bug report.
This report is therefore being closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files, please follow the link below. You may reopen
this bug report if the solution does not work for you.