GLSA-200502-14 : mod_python: Publisher Handler vulnerability
High Nessus Plugin ID 16451
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe 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.
By requesting a specially crafted URL for a published module page, an attacker could obtain information about restricted variables.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll mod_python users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose www-apache/mod_python