Debian Security Advisory
DSA-2778-1 libapache2-mod-fcgid -- heap-based buffer overflow
- Date Reported:
- 12 Oct 2013
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2013-4365.
- More information:
Robert Matthews discovered that the Apache FCGID module, a FastCGI implementation for Apache HTTP Server, fails to perform adequate boundary checks on user-supplied input. This may allow a remote attacker to cause a heap-based buffer overflow, resulting in a denial of service or potentially allowing the execution of arbitrary code.
For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 1:2.3.6-1+squeeze2.
For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 1:2.3.6-1.2+deb7u1.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 1:2.3.9-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your libapache2-mod-fcgid packages.