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Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2012-118

Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2012-118
Posted Jul 28, 2012
Authored by Mandriva | Site mandriva.com

Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2012-118 - A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in ModSecurity before 2.6.6, when used with PHP, does not properly handle single quotes not at the beginning of a request parameter value in the Content-Disposition field of a request with a multipart/form-data Content-Type header, which allows remote attackers to bypass filtering rules and perform other attacks such as cross-site scripting attacks. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2009-5031. The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

tags | advisory, remote, php, xss
systems | linux, mandriva
advisories | CVE-2009-5031, CVE-2012-2751
MD5 | 5b720839b8e1ef694c05d335494f4e3f

Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2012-118

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Mandriva Linux Security Advisory MDVSA-2012:118
http://www.mandriva.com/security/
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Package : apache-mod_security
Date : July 27, 2012
Affected: Enterprise Server 5.0
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Problem Description:

A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in
apache-mod_security:

ModSecurity before 2.6.6, when used with PHP, does not properly handle
single quotes not at the beginning of a request parameter value in
the Content-Disposition field of a request with a multipart/form-data
Content-Type header, which allows remote attackers to bypass filtering
rules and perform other attacks such as cross-site scripting (XSS)
attacks. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete
fix for CVE-2009-5031 (CVE-2012-2751).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
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References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=
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Updated Packages:

Mandriva Enterprise Server 5:
15fc765819256beb59fab655435c3c41 mes5/i586/apache-mod_security-2.5.12-0.2mdvmes5.2.i586.rpm
11d11e591262ae7c94e9f9ec8f90f8e0 mes5/i586/mlogc-2.5.12-0.2mdvmes5.2.i586.rpm
9d82f904a46d3fc3632f1f607f5b5666 mes5/SRPMS/apache-mod_security-2.5.12-0.2mdvmes5.2.src.rpm

Mandriva Enterprise Server 5/X86_64:
aefd91215b689b38dd39ec85f87e7bec mes5/x86_64/apache-mod_security-2.5.12-0.2mdvmes5.2.x86_64.rpm
b42be92e1ff9f9a8a6df7b59f986a071 mes5/x86_64/mlogc-2.5.12-0.2mdvmes5.2.x86_64.rpm
9d82f904a46d3fc3632f1f607f5b5666 mes5/SRPMS/apache-mod_security-2.5.12-0.2mdvmes5.2.src.rpm
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To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi. The verification
of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

All packages are signed by Mandriva for security. You can obtain the
GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:

gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories

If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

security_(at)_mandriva.com
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Type Bits/KeyID Date User ID
pub 1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Mandriva Security Team
<security*mandriva.com>
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