Ubuntu 5.10 / 6.06 LTS : libapache2-mod-python vulnerability (USN-430-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2007-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

Miles Egan discovered that mod_python, when used in output filter
mode, did not handle output larger than 16384 bytes, and would display
freed memory, possibly disclosing private data. Thanks to Jim Garrison
of the Software Freedom Law Center for identifying the original bug as
a security vulnerability.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 28024 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-2680