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Bug 108639 - CAN-2003-0542 Local buffer overflow in mod_alias, mod_rewrite
CAN-2003-0542 Local buffer overflow in mod_alias, mod_rewrite
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: apache (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
medium Severity medium
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Assigned To: Nalin Dahyabhai
Brian Brock
: Security
: 102443 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 2003-10-30 15:47 EST by Simon Brady
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:58 EDT (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2003-12-18 04:24:29 EST
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Proposed patch against 1.3.27-3, backported from 1.3.29 (5.56 KB, patch)
2003-11-27 11:53 EST, Jan Iven
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External Trackers
Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2003:405 normal SHIPPED_LIVE : Updated apache packages fix minor security vulnerability 2003-12-18 00:00:00 EST

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Description Simon Brady 2003-10-30 15:47:32 EST
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.4) Gecko/20030703

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
the fixes.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Install apache-1.3.27

Actual Results:  My system is vulnerable to local attack

Expected Results:  It shouldn't be

Additional info:

This bug supercedes #102433.
Comment 1 Jan Iven 2003-11-27 11:53:24 EST
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.
Comment 2 Joe Orton 2003-12-09 11:50:35 EST
*** Bug 102443 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 3 Jan Iven 2003-12-09 12:38:19 EST
Btw, we have tested and deployed the patched version in production and
so far seem to run fine.
Comment 4 Mark J. Cox 2003-12-18 04:24:29 EST
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.


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