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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE glsa SYSTEM "http://www.gentoo.org/dtd/glsa.dtd">

<glsa id="200502-14">
  <title>mod_python: Publisher Handler vulnerability</title>
  <synopsis>
    mod_python contains a vulnerability in the Publisher Handler potentially
    leading to information disclosure.
  </synopsis>
  <product type="ebuild">mod_python</product>
  <announced>February 13, 2005</announced>
  <revised>December 30, 2007: 03</revised>
  <bug>80109</bug>
  <access>remote</access>
  <affected>
    <package name="www-apache/mod_python" auto="yes" arch="*">
      <unaffected range="ge">3.1.3-r1</unaffected>
      <unaffected range="rge">2.7.11</unaffected>
      <vulnerable range="lt">3.1.3-r1</vulnerable>
    </package>
  </affected>
  <background>
    <p>
    mod_python is an Apache module that embeds the Python interpreter
    within the server allowing Python-based web-applications to be created.
    </p>
  </background>
  <description>
    <p>
    Graham Dumpleton discovered a vulnerability in mod_python's Publisher
    Handler.
    </p>
  </description>
  <impact type="low">
    <p>
    By requesting a specially crafted URL for a published module page, an
    attacker could obtain information about restricted variables.
    </p>
  </impact>
  <workaround>
    <p>
    There is no known workaround at this time.
    </p>
  </workaround>
  <resolution>
    <p>
    All mod_python users should upgrade to the latest version:
    </p>
    <code>
    # emerge --sync
    # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose www-apache/mod_python</code>
  </resolution>
  <references>
    <uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2005-0088">CAN-2005-0088</uri>
  </references>
  <metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Fri, 11 Feb 2005 20:01:25 +0000">
    jaervosz
  </metadata>
  <metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Fri, 11 Feb 2005 20:10:55 +0000">
    jaervosz
  </metadata>
  <metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Fri, 11 Feb 2005 20:41:24 +0000">
    jaervosz
  </metadata>
</glsa>