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The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.
Updated mod_python packages that fix a denial of service vulnerability
are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
mod_python embeds the Python language interpreter within the Apache
A bug has been found in mod_python versions 2.7.10 and earlier that
can lead to a denial of service vulnerability. The Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the
name CVE-2003-0973 to this issue.
Although Red Hat Enterprise Linux shipped with a version of mod_python
that contains this bug, our testing was unable to trigger the denial
of service vulnerability. However, mod_python users are advised to
upgrade to these errata packages, which contain a backported patch
that corrects this bug.
See also :
Update the affected mod_python package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 12464 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2003-0973CVE-2004-0096
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