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mod_frontpage local buffer overflow



20th Mar 2002 [SBWID-5194]
COMMAND

	mod_frontpage local buffer overflow

SYSTEMS AFFECTED

	mod_frontpage port prior to version mod_portname-1.6.1

PROBLEM

	Martin Blapp says in FreeBSD security advisory :
	

	Affected  versions  of   the   mod_frontpage   port   contains   several
	exploitable buffer overflows in the fpexec wrapper, which  is  installed
	setuid root.

SOLUTION

	Download a new port skeleton for the mod_frontpage port from:
	

	http://www.freebsd.org/ports/

	

	and use it to rebuild the port.


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