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Bug 125050 - CAN-2004-0488 mod_ssl ssl_util_uuencode_binary() stack overflow
CAN-2004-0488 mod_ssl ssl_util_uuencode_binary() stack overflow
Product: Stronghold Cross Platform
Classification: Retired
Component: apache (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Joe Orton
Stronghold Engineering List
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Reported: 2004-06-02 08:17 EDT by Mark J. Cox
Modified: 2007-04-18 13:08 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-09-14 09:22:45 EDT
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Description Mark J. Cox 2004-06-02 08:17:13 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.
Comment 1 Mark J. Cox 2004-09-14 09:22:45 EDT
Was fixed by http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2004-405.html
23rd July 2004.

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