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Date: Tue, 28 May 2013 06:14:32 -0400 (EDT)
From: Jan Lieskovsky <jlieskov@...hat.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Cc: "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org>,
        Athmane Madjoudj <athmanem@...il.com>
Subject: [Notification] CVE-2013-2765 mod_security: NULL pointer dereference
 (DoS, crash) when forceRequestBodyVariable action triggered and unknown
 Content-Type was used

Hello Steve, vendors,

  as brought to me by Athmane, ModSecurity upstream has release v2.7.4 version:
  [1] http://sourceforge.net/mailarchive/message.php?msg_id=30900019

correcting one security NULL pointer dereference flaw (CVE-2013-2765) - from [2]:

* Fixed Remote Null Pointer DeReference (CVE-2013-2765). When forceRequestBodyVariable
  action is triggered and a unknown Content-Type is used, mod_security will crash
  trying to manipulate msr->msc_reqbody_chunks->elts however msr->msc_reqbody_chunks
  is NULL. (Thanks Younes JAAIDI).

References:
  [2] https://raw.github.com/SpiderLabs/ModSecurity/master/CHANGES
  [3] https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2013-2765

Relevant upstream patch (seems to be the following):
[4] https://github.com/SpiderLabs/ModSecurity/commit/0840b13612a0b7ef1ce7441cf811dcfc6b463fba

Thank you && Regards, Jan.
--
Jan iankko Lieskovsky / Red Hat Security Response Team

P.S.: Thanks goes to Athmane for bringing this to our attention.

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