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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 36819


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


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


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 36819

File Name: freebsd_pkg_1a448eb7698811d8873f0020ed76ef5a.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/04/23

Modified: 2013/06/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:mod_python, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2004/03/03

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2003/11/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2003-0973

BID: 9129