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<glsa id="200610-12">
<title>Apache mod_tcl: Format string vulnerability</title>
<synopsis>
A format string vulnerabilty has been found in Apache mod_tcl, which could
lead to the remote execution of arbitrary code.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">mod_tcl</product>
<announced>October 24, 2006</announced>
<revised>October 24, 2006: 01</revised>
<bug>151359</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="www-apache/mod_tcl" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.0.1</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.0.1</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
Apache mod_tcl is a TCL interpreting module for the Apache 2.x web
server.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
Sparfell discovered format string errors in calls to the set_var
function in tcl_cmds.c and tcl_core.c.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="high">
<p>
A remote attacker could exploit the vulnerability to execute arbitrary
code with the rights of the user running the Apache server.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
There is no known workaround at this time.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All mod_tcl users should upgrade to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=www-apache/mod_tcl-1.0.1&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-4154">CVE-2006-4154</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Sat, 21 Oct 2006 12:26:41 +0000">
falco
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Sat, 21 Oct 2006 20:37:41 +0000">
falco
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Mon, 23 Oct 2006 14:13:35 +0000">
vorlon078
</metadata>
</glsa>