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480238: CVE-2008-2384 mod_auth_mysql: character encoding SQL injection flaw

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

SQL injection vulnerability in mod_auth_mysql.c in the mod-auth-mysql (aka libapache2-mod-auth-mysql) module for the Apache HTTP Server 2.x, when configured to use a multibyte character set that allows a \\ (backslash) as part of the character encoding, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary SQL commands via unspecified inputs in a login request.

Find out more about CVE-2008-2384 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 4.3
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (mod_auth_mysql) RHSA-2010:1002 2010-12-21
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (mod_auth_mysql) RHSA-2009:0259 2009-02-11