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USN80-1 : libapache2-mod-python vulnerabilities Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
libapache2-mod-python vulnerabilities

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

These remote packages are missing security patches :
- libapache2-mod-python
- libapache2-mod-python-doc
- libapache2-mod-python2.2
- libapache2-mod-python2.3

Description :

Graham Dumpleton discovered an information disclosure in the
"publisher" handle of mod_python. By requesting a carefully crafted
URL for a published module page, anybody can obtain extra information
about internal variables, objects, and other information which is not
intended to be visible.

Solution :

Upgrade to :
- libapache2-mod-python-3.1.3-1ubuntu3.2 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- libapache2-mod-python-doc-3.1.3-1ubuntu3.2 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- libapache2-mod-python2.2-3.1.3-1ubuntu3.2 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- libapache2-mod-python2.3-3.1.3-1ubuntu3.2 (Ubuntu 4.10)

Threat Level: High

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