Bug 125046 - CAN-2004-0488 mod_ssl ssl_util_uuencode_binary() stack overflow
CAN-2004-0488 mod_ssl ssl_util_uuencode_binary() stack overflow
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: httpd (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Joe Orton
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Reported: 2004-06-02 08:11 EDT by Mark J. Cox
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-07-06 04:34:33 EDT
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2004:342 high SHIPPED_LIVE Important: httpd security update 2004-07-06 00:00:00 EDT

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Description Mark J. Cox 2004-06-02 08:11:09 EDT
A stack-based buffer overflow in the ssl_util_uuencode_binary
function in ssl_util.c for Apache mod_ssl when mod_ssl is
configured to trust the issuing CA, and "FakeBasicAuth" is
being used, could allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary
code via a client certificate with a long subject DN.  Public
to full-disclosure on 17May.  Fixed Apache 2 CVS 25May

It is quite unlikely that users will have a vulnerable configuration
of Apache, therefore this is of low risk.

        CAN-2004-0488 Affects: 3AS 3WS 3ES 3Desktop
        CAN-2004-0488 Affects: 2AS 2WS 2ES 2AW
Comment 1 Mark J. Cox 2004-06-02 08:15:08 EDT
(separate bug #125048  to track RHEL2.1 as mod_ssl was separate)
Comment 3 Mark J. Cox 2004-07-06 04:34:33 EDT
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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