This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
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
Upgrade to Nessus Professional today!
Start your free Nessus Cloud trial now!
Begin Free Trial
The cookie settings on this website are set to 'allow all cookies' to give you the very best website experience. If you continue without changing these settings, you consent to this - but if you want, you can opt out of all cookies by clicking below.