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The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.
Updated apache-mod_wsgi package fixes security vulnerabilities :
apache-mod_wsgi before 4.2.4 contained an off-by-one error in applying
a limit to the number of supplementary groups allowed for a daemon
process group. The result could be that if more groups than the
operating system allowed were specified to the option
supplementary-groups, then memory corruption or a process crash could
It was discovered that mod_wsgi incorrectly handled errors when
setting up the working directory and group access rights. A malicious
application could possibly use this issue to cause a local privilege
escalation when using daemon mode (CVE-2014-8583).
See also :
Update the affected apache-mod_wsgi package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9