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Vulnerability of FastCGI: denial of service

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can generate a fatal error of FastCGI, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Severity of this computer vulnerability: 2/4.
Creation date: 30/04/2015.
Références of this announce: FEDORA-2015-1790, FEDORA-2015-1803, VIGILANCE-VUL-16780.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can generate a fatal error of FastCGI, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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This weakness impacts software or systems such as Fedora.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this vulnerability announce is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of internet client.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this threat bulletin.

Solutions for this threat

Fedora: new fcgi packages.
New packages are available:
  Fedora 20: fcgi 2.4.0-26.fc20
  Fedora 21: fcgi 2.4.0-26.fc21
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