GLSA-200502-14 : mod_python: Publisher Handler vulnerability

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

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, an
attacker could obtain information about restricted variables.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200502-14.xml

Solution :

All mod_python users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose www-apache/mod_python

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 16451 (gentoo_GLSA-200502-14.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-0088