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PostPosted: Wed Mar 11, 2009 8:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 200903-25 ] Courier Authentication Library: SQL Injec Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Courier Authentication Library: SQL Injection vulnerability (GLSA 200903-25)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: March 11, 2009
Bug(s): #252576
ID: 200903-25

Synopsis


An SQL injection vulnerability has been discovered in the Courier
Authentication Library.


Background


The Courier Authentication Library is a generic authentication API that
encapsulates the process of validating account passwords.


Affected Packages

Package: net-libs/courier-authlib
Vulnerable: < 0.62.2
Unaffected: >= 0.62.2
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description


It has been reported that some parameters used in SQL queries are not
properly sanitized before being processed when using a non-Latin locale
Postgres database.


Impact


A remote attacker could send specially crafted input to an application
using the library, possibly resulting in the execution of arbitrary SQL
commands.


Workaround


There is no known workaround at this time.


Resolution


All Courier Authentication Library users should upgrade to the latest
version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
    # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-libs/courier-authlib-0.62.2"


References

CVE-2008-2380


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