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[GLSA-200502-14] mod_python: Publisher Handler vulnerability Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
mod_python: Publisher Handler vulnerability
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200502-14
(mod_python: Publisher Handler vulnerability)
Graham Dumpleton discovered a vulnerability in mod_python's
By requesting a specially crafted URL for a published module page,
a possible hacker could obtain information about restricted variables.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All mod_python users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-python/mod_python-3.1.3-r1"
Threat Level: Low
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