FreeBSD : mod_python denial-of-service vulnerability in parse_qs (1a448eb7-6988-11d8-873f-0020ed76ef5a)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

An attacker may cause Apache with mod_python to crash by using a
specially constructed query string.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?46ae1c07
http://www.modpython.org/pipermail/mod_python/2004-January/014879.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?9010f8d9

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 36819 (freebsd_pkg_1a448eb7698811d8873f0020ed76ef5a.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 9129

CVE ID: CVE-2003-0973

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