SuSE 10 Security Update : apache2-mod_python (ZYPP Patch Number 4449)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 29380


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


This update fixes a buffer overflow in apache2-mod_python that occurs while using python-based output-filter. This bug can be triggered remotely to read possibly confidential data from the process space of the web-server and in rare cases to execute arbitrary code.


Apply ZYPP patch number 4449.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 29380

File Name: suse_apache2-mod_python-4449.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/12/13

Modified: 2012/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2007/09/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-2680