SuSE 11.1 Security Update : apache2-mod_python (SAT Patch Number 6247)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 64108


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing a security update.


Apache2 mod_python has been changed to enable randomized hashes to help fixing denial of service problems by injecting prepared values into Python hash functions. (CVE-2012-1150)

As some Python scripts might need a known hashing order, the old behaviour can be restored using a newly introduced module option called


The option is default on, but can be disabled if necessary for compatibility with above scripts.


Apply SAT patch number 6247.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 64108

File Name: suse_11_apache2-mod_python-120503.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/01/25

Modified: 2013/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:apache2-mod_python, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 2012/05/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-1150