Debian Security Advisory
DSA-2436-1 libapache2-mod-fcgid -- inactive resource limits
- Date Reported:
- 19 Mar 2012
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 615814.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2012-1181.
- More information:
It was discovered that the Apache FCGID module, a FastCGI implementation, did not properly enforce the FcgidMaxProcessesPerClass resource limit, rendering this control ineffective and potentially allowing a virtual host to consume excessive resources.
For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 1:2.3.6-1+squeeze1.
For the testing distribution (wheezy), this problem will be fixed soon.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 1:2.3.6-1.1.
We recommend that you upgrade your libapache2-mod-fcgid packages.