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<glsa id="200505-02">
<title>Oops!: Remote code execution</title>
<synopsis>
The Oops! proxy server contains a remotely exploitable format string
vulnerability, which could potentially lead to the execution of arbitrary
code.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">oops</product>
<announced>May 05, 2005</announced>
<revised>May 05, 2005: 02</revised>
<bug>91303</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="net-proxy/oops" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.5.24_pre20050503</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.5.24_pre20050503</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
Oops! is an advanced, multithreaded caching web proxy.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
A format string flaw has been detected in the my_xlog() function of the
Oops! proxy, which is called by the passwd_mysql and passwd_pgsql
module's auth() functions.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="high">
<p>
A remote attacker could send a specially crafted HTTP request to the
Oops! proxy, potentially triggering this vulnerability and leading to
the execution of arbitrary code.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
There is no known workaround at this time.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All Oops! users should upgrade to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=net-proxy/oops-1.5.24_pre20050503&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2005-1121">CAN-2005-1121</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Wed, 04 May 2005 15:38:53 +0000">
jaervosz
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Wed, 04 May 2005 15:39:06 +0000">
jaervosz
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Thu, 05 May 2005 13:38:44 +0000">
lewk
</metadata>
</glsa>