USN-80-1: mod_python vulnerability
Posted on: 02/11/2005 08:55 AM

A mod_python security update is available for Ubuntu Linux 4.10

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-80-1 February 11, 2005
libapache2-mod-python vulnerabilities
CAN-2005-0088
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A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases:

Ubuntu 4.10 (Warty Warthog)

The following packages are affected:

libapache2-mod-python2.2
libapache2-mod-python2.3

The problem can be corrected by upgrading the affected package to version 3.1.3-1ubuntu3.2. After a standard system upgrade you need to restart the Apache 2 web server using

sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 restart

to effect the necessary changes.

Details follow:

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.

Source archives:

http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/liba/libapache2-mod-python/libapache2-mod-python_3.1.3-1ubuntu3.2.diff.gz
Size/MD5: 24067 485183927dd680eedb351cedbd0bb882
http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/liba/libapache2-mod-python/libapache2-mod-python_3.1.3-1ubuntu3.2.dsc
Size/MD5: 806 3b141dd6a13c2abc0c1780ff8d9c34aa
http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/liba/libapache2-mod-python/libapache2-mod-python_3.1.3.orig.tar.gz
Size/MD5: 293548 2e1983e35edd428f308b0dfeb1c23bfe

Architecture independent packages:

http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/liba/libapache2-mod-python/libapache2-mod-python-doc_3.1.3-1ubuntu3.2_all.deb
Size/MD5: 100700 6890472b77b13191bf5106123bbebc6c
http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/liba/libapache2-mod-python/libapache2-mod-python_3.1.3-1ubuntu3.2_all.deb
Size/MD5: 12462 b48ab5f2c09c47bfe0c7c02243766c4f

amd64 architecture (Athlon64, Opteron, EM64T Xeon)

http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/universe/liba/libapache2-mod-python/libapache2-mod-python2.2_3.1.3-1ubuntu3.2_amd64.deb
Size/MD5: 87564 e331d0cbb7aacadc64ef44d41d326587
http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/liba/libapache2-mod-python/libapache2-mod-python2.3_3.1.3-1ubuntu3.2_amd64.deb
Size/MD5: 87650 0dcbdb227cae1b4721c4b8e0454b4ea6

i386 architecture (x86 compatible Intel/AMD)

http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/universe/liba/libapache2-mod-python/libapache2-mod-python2.2_3.1.3-1ubuntu3.2_i386.deb
Size/MD5: 80502 003d29054ae210f2f81826bac8de7856
http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/liba/libapache2-mod-python/libapache2-mod-python2.3_3.1.3-1ubuntu3.2_i386.deb
Size/MD5: 80538 1813380c5c39583e9311e117f2823aca

powerpc architecture (Apple Macintosh G3/G4/G5)

http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/universe/liba/libapache2-mod-python/libapache2-mod-python2.2_3.1.3-1ubuntu3.2_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5: 85218 d56d5f3a5cda43096dda9d1d7fc3fc0b
http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/liba/libapache2-mod-python/libapache2-mod-python2.3_3.1.3-1ubuntu3.2_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5: 85350 9df8b87f95570137d2402818a252b38d


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