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[GLSA-200502-14] mod_python: Publisher Handler vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
mod_python: Publisher Handler vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200502-14
(mod_python: Publisher Handler vulnerability)


Graham Dumpleton discovered a vulnerability in mod_python's
Publisher Handler.

Impact

By requesting a specially crafted URL for a published module page,
a possible hacker could obtain information about restricted variables.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-0088


Solution:
All mod_python users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-python/mod_python-3.1.3-r1"


Network Security Threat Level: Low


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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