Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> Red Hat Local Security Checks >> RHSA-2005-104: mod_python


Vulnerability Assessment Details

RHSA-2005-104: mod_python

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the mod_python packages

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment


An Updated mod_python package that fixes a security issue in the publisher
handler is now available.

Mod_python is a module that embeds the Python language interpreter within
the Apache web server, permiting handlers to be written in Python.

Graham Dumpleton discovered a flaw affecting the publisher handler of
mod_python, used to make objects inside modules callable via URL.
A remote user could visit a carefully crafted URL that would gain access to
objects that should not be visible, leading to an information leak. The
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned
the name CVE-2005-0088 to this issue.

Users of mod_python are advised to upgrade to this updated package,
which contains a backported patch to correct this issue.




Solution : http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-104.html
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

Cables, Connectors

ASUS ROG Strix X370-F Gaming Strix X370F Gaming Motherboard
$201.36
ASUS ROG Strix X370-F Gaming Strix X370F Gaming Motherboard pictureThinkpad Notebook R400 T400 14.1” Intel Laptop Motherboard 42W7971 43Y9252 43Y92
$45.0
Thinkpad Notebook R400 T400 14.1” Intel Laptop Motherboard 42W7971 43Y9252 43Y92 pictureMotherboard ASRocK P4VM800 Socket 478 2 Sata 2 IDE VGA Sound Lan + Back Plate
$46.0
Motherboard ASRocK P4VM800 Socket 478 2 Sata 2 IDE VGA Sound Lan + Back Plate  pictureMotherboard Gigabyte GA-6LX7 Socket 370 + CPU MMX 366Mhz + Cooling fan and 384Mb
$85.0
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-6LX7 Socket 370 + CPU MMX 366Mhz + Cooling fan and 384Mb picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.