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RHSA-2004:063: Updated mod_python packages fix denial of service vulnerability

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RHSA-2004:063: Updated mod_python packages fix denial of service vulnerability

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
03/03/2004
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/28/2005
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Updated mod_python packages that fix a denial of service vulnerability are now available for Red Hat Linux.

mod_python embeds the Python language interpreter within the Apache httpd server. A bug has been found in mod_python versions 3.0.3 and earlier that can lead to a denial of service vulnerability. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CAN-2003-0973 to this issue. Although Red Hat Linux 9 shipped with a version of mod_python that contains this bug, our testing was unable to trigger the denial of service vulnerability. mod_python users are, however, advised to upgrade to these errata packages, which contain a backported patch that corrects this bug.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-mod_python

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