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Re: CVE Request -- MapServer -- SQL injections in OGC filter encoding and in WMS time support.
From: Alan Boudreault <aboudreault () mapgears com>
Date: Tue, 19 Jul 2011 11:32:30 -0400

I got new from the debian security guy yesterday. I should get the CVE id 


On July 19, 2011 11:28:29 am Even Rouault wrote:
Selon Jan Lieskovsky <jlieskov () redhat com>:


I believe Alan Boudreault (MapServer team member that I've added to the CC
list) has already asked the Debian security team to request for a CVE
number, but without any result for now. Maybe he can confirm.

Best regards,


Hello Josh, Steve, vendors,

   the following has been brought to our attention:
   [1] https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=722545
   [2] http://trac.osgeo.org/mapserver/ticket/3903

More from [2]:

This ticket is to track fixes to prevent SQL injections through OGC
filter encoding (in WMS, WFS and SOS), as well as a potential SQL
injection in WMS time support.

Your system may be vulnerable if it has MapServer with OGC protocols
enabled, with layers connecting to an SQL RDBMS backend, either natively
or via OGR.

All versions of MapServer 4.x, 5.x and 6.x are potentially vulnerable.
All users are ** strongly encouraged ** to upgrade to one of the latest
releases with the fixes.

Could you allocate a CVE id for this?

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

Alan Boudreault

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