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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200401-03
(Apache mod_python Denial of Service vulnerability)
The Apache Foundation has reported that mod_python may be prone to
Denial of Service attacks when handling a malformed
query. Mod_python 2.7.9 was released to fix the vulnerability,
however, because the vulnerability has not been fully fixed,
version 2.7.10 has been released.
Users of mod_python 3.0.4 are not affected by this vulnerability.
Although there are no known public exploits known for this
exploit, users are recommended to upgrade mod_python to ensure the
security of their infrastructure.
Mod_python 2.7.10 has been released to solve this issue
no immediate workaround.
See also :
All users using mod_python 2.7.9 or below are recommended to
update their mod_python installation:
$> emerge sync
$> emerge -pv '>=www-apache/mod_python-2.7.10'
$> emerge '>=www-apache/mod_python-2.7.10'
$> /etc/init.d/apache restart
Risk factor :
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 14443 (gentoo_GLSA-200401-03.nasl)
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