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<glsa id="201110-23">
<title>Apache mod_authnz_external: SQL injection</title>
<synopsis>An input sanitation flaw in mod_authnz_external allows remote
attacker to conduct SQL injection.
<product type="ebuild">mod_authnz_external</product>
<announced>October 25, 2011</announced>
<revised>October 25, 2011: 1</revised>
<package name="www-apache/mod_authnz_external" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">3.2.6</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">3.2.6</vulnerable>
<p>mod_authnz_external is a tool for creating custom authentication
backends for HTTP basic authentication.
<p>mysql/ in mod_authnz_external does not properly sanitize
input before using it in an SQL query.
<impact type="low">
<p>A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to inject arbitrary
SQL statements by using a specially crafted username for HTTP
authentication on a site using mod_authnz_external.
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
<p>All Apache mod_authnz_external users should upgrade to the latest
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
<uri link="">CVE-2011-2688</uri>
<metadata timestamp="Tue, 18 Oct 2011 14:42:12 +0000" tag="requester">
<metadata timestamp="Tue, 25 Oct 2011 17:13:58 +0000" tag="submitter">a3li</metadata>