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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2014-0242: mod_wsgi: Privilege escalation

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2014-0242: mod_wsgi: Privilege escalation

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
12/13/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
12/19/2019

Description

mod_wsgi module before 3.4 for Apache, when used in embedded mode, might allow remote attackers to obtain sensitive information via the Content-Type header which is generated from memory that may have been freed and then overwritten by a separate thread.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-www-apache-mod_wsgi

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