An updated mod_auth_mellon package that fixes two security issues is nowavailable for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Important securityimpact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which givedetailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from theCVE links in the References section.

mod_auth_mellon provides a SAML 2.0 authentication module for the ApacheHTTP Server.An information disclosure flaw was found in mod_auth_mellon’s sessionhandling that could lead to sessions overlapping in memory. A remoteattacker could potentially use this flaw to obtain data from another user’ssession. (CVE-2014-8566)It was found that uninitialized data could be read when processing a user’slogout request. By attempting to log out, a user could possibly cause theApache HTTP Server to crash. (CVE-2014-8567)Red Hat would like to thank the mod_auth_mellon team for reporting theseissues. Upstream acknowledges Matthew Slowe as the original reporter ofCVE-2014-8566.All users of mod_auth_mellon are advised to upgrade to this updatedpackage, which contains a backported patch to correct these issues.
Before applying this update, make sure all previously released erratarelevant to your system have been applied.This update is available via the Red Hat Network. Details on how touse the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available athttps://access.redhat.com/articles/11258Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6)

SRPMS:
mod_auth_mellon-0.8.0-3.el6_6.src.rpm
    MD5: ca089b4f4677a31329612be2dc851fc0SHA-256: 7b22f6755293b117548f107b52044070fa573d6455b23d1336e85c83f150ba23
 
IA-32:
mod_auth_mellon-0.8.0-3.el6_6.i686.rpm
    MD5: afd1129cbbce483b2b4dff61e72300c6SHA-256: 725617a0f812cde89238967aa48af710a52976d646165fd83385116bd74b85be
mod_auth_mellon-debuginfo-0.8.0-3.el6_6.i686.rpm
    MD5: 5fc2d1e8cb8165ae13c6d382ec972d92SHA-256: b3e8ffe96420ae4913bb2366d49b52b2e49a74c0de02ad299097d9c9cc7a9429
 
PPC:
mod_auth_mellon-0.8.0-3.el6_6.ppc64.rpm
    MD5: fa3b5f0e4f173cde8b01f4d596ca0f45SHA-256: b747c88bf588ba5dda537ffa38f0e1d9f58b0c4da8b39ddcb22945f600d97c5d
mod_auth_mellon-debuginfo-0.8.0-3.el6_6.ppc64.rpm
    MD5: ad55e6cf244d0aa8a00742ee7cff8237SHA-256: 7fc490a87e75ef3b42bf72524dd006a586fc0fc1a082662c0e84d0c34db3d7ed
 
s390x:
mod_auth_mellon-0.8.0-3.el6_6.s390x.rpm
    MD5: 4e349806790a719ea0b7a98b3919df88SHA-256: 4478ceef76dd3adeaaacc09d6c96339b320f3257d4a6f7d1270d819d9fa52194
mod_auth_mellon-debuginfo-0.8.0-3.el6_6.s390x.rpm
    MD5: f8b2ab875f7a63862f9ceb3506b5d0d7SHA-256: 8545c26fff748f0d1280249965fabce756222044ccf926d8b5acccd4eeb11d9c
 
x86_64:
mod_auth_mellon-0.8.0-3.el6_6.x86_64.rpm
    MD5: 49d0168c29630f6e1a3a302d93835665SHA-256: df9912f51e1d840a3f634abafd183e369adde3f4a78795367a2e91f77288ee34
mod_auth_mellon-debuginfo-0.8.0-3.el6_6.x86_64.rpm
    MD5: 48fe6880005ef1854eeb818c1b652ef8SHA-256: 59069ba3bcca956db5107161dd9b9f19b1e91bd47aaff6911919cb086f6785d9
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server EUS (v. 6.6.z)

SRPMS:
mod_auth_mellon-0.8.0-3.el6_6.src.rpm
    MD5: ca089b4f4677a31329612be2dc851fc0SHA-256: 7b22f6755293b117548f107b52044070fa573d6455b23d1336e85c83f150ba23
 
IA-32:
mod_auth_mellon-0.8.0-3.el6_6.i686.rpm
    MD5: afd1129cbbce483b2b4dff61e72300c6SHA-256: 725617a0f812cde89238967aa48af710a52976d646165fd83385116bd74b85be
mod_auth_mellon-debuginfo-0.8.0-3.el6_6.i686.rpm
    MD5: 5fc2d1e8cb8165ae13c6d382ec972d92SHA-256: b3e8ffe96420ae4913bb2366d49b52b2e49a74c0de02ad299097d9c9cc7a9429
 
PPC:
mod_auth_mellon-0.8.0-3.el6_6.ppc64.rpm
    MD5: fa3b5f0e4f173cde8b01f4d596ca0f45SHA-256: b747c88bf588ba5dda537ffa38f0e1d9f58b0c4da8b39ddcb22945f600d97c5d
mod_auth_mellon-debuginfo-0.8.0-3.el6_6.ppc64.rpm
    MD5: ad55e6cf244d0aa8a00742ee7cff8237SHA-256: 7fc490a87e75ef3b42bf72524dd006a586fc0fc1a082662c0e84d0c34db3d7ed
 
s390x:
mod_auth_mellon-0.8.0-3.el6_6.s390x.rpm
    MD5: 4e349806790a719ea0b7a98b3919df88SHA-256: 4478ceef76dd3adeaaacc09d6c96339b320f3257d4a6f7d1270d819d9fa52194
mod_auth_mellon-debuginfo-0.8.0-3.el6_6.s390x.rpm
    MD5: f8b2ab875f7a63862f9ceb3506b5d0d7SHA-256: 8545c26fff748f0d1280249965fabce756222044ccf926d8b5acccd4eeb11d9c
 
x86_64:
mod_auth_mellon-0.8.0-3.el6_6.x86_64.rpm
    MD5: 49d0168c29630f6e1a3a302d93835665SHA-256: df9912f51e1d840a3f634abafd183e369adde3f4a78795367a2e91f77288ee34
mod_auth_mellon-debuginfo-0.8.0-3.el6_6.x86_64.rpm
    MD5: 48fe6880005ef1854eeb818c1b652ef8SHA-256: 59069ba3bcca956db5107161dd9b9f19b1e91bd47aaff6911919cb086f6785d9
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)

SRPMS:
mod_auth_mellon-0.8.0-3.el6_6.src.rpm
    MD5: ca089b4f4677a31329612be2dc851fc0SHA-256: 7b22f6755293b117548f107b52044070fa573d6455b23d1336e85c83f150ba23
 
IA-32:
mod_auth_mellon-0.8.0-3.el6_6.i686.rpm
    MD5: afd1129cbbce483b2b4dff61e72300c6SHA-256: 725617a0f812cde89238967aa48af710a52976d646165fd83385116bd74b85be
mod_auth_mellon-debuginfo-0.8.0-3.el6_6.i686.rpm
    MD5: 5fc2d1e8cb8165ae13c6d382ec972d92SHA-256: b3e8ffe96420ae4913bb2366d49b52b2e49a74c0de02ad299097d9c9cc7a9429
 
x86_64:
mod_auth_mellon-0.8.0-3.el6_6.x86_64.rpm
    MD5: 49d0168c29630f6e1a3a302d93835665SHA-256: df9912f51e1d840a3f634abafd183e369adde3f4a78795367a2e91f77288ee34
mod_auth_mellon-debuginfo-0.8.0-3.el6_6.x86_64.rpm
    MD5: 48fe6880005ef1854eeb818c1b652ef8SHA-256: 59069ba3bcca956db5107161dd9b9f19b1e91bd47aaff6911919cb086f6785d9
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)
1157281 – CVE-2014-8566 mod_auth_mellon: remote memory disclosure flaw1157954 – CVE-2014-8567 mod_auth_mellon: logout processing leads to denial of service

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