Fedora Core 3 Update: mod_python-3.1.3-5.2
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Fedora Graham Dumpleton discovered a flaw affecting the publisher handler of mod_python, used to make objects inside modules callable via URL.
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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2005-140
2005-02-10
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Product     : Fedora Core 3
Name        : mod_python
Version     : 3.1.3                     =20
Release     : 5.2                 =20
Summary     : An embedded Python interpreter for the Apache Web server.
Description :
Mod_python is a module that embeds the Python language interpreter within
the server, allowing Apache handlers to be written in Python.

Mod_python brings together the versatility of Python and the power of
the Apache Web server for a considerable boost in flexibility and
performance over the traditional CGI approach.

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Update Information:

Graham Dumpleton discovered a flaw affecting the publisher handler of
mod_python, used to make objects inside modules callable via URL.
A remote user could visit a carefully crafted URL that would gain access to
objects that should not be visible, leading to an information leak. The
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned
the name CAN-2005-0088 to this issue.

This update includes a patch which fixes this issue.

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* Mon Jan 31 2005 Joe Orton  3.1.3-5.2

- add security fix for CVE CAN-2005-0088 (#146655)

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This update can be downloaded from:
  http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/updates/3/

2f8f27de0ed294fb0df1dbcc4b459d1b  SRPMS/mod_python-3.1.3-5.2.src.rpm
14821a1a3b89506fddc51b338f93a800  x86_64/mod_python-3.1.3-5.2.x86_64.rpm
07653b192939283ac05b094f6963af43  x86_64/debug/mod_python-debuginfo-3.1.3-5=
.2.x86_64.rpm
5908a986650071f30ab180724d3a461b  i386/mod_python-3.1.3-5.2.i386.rpm
24f5c62133e734b1b2b109d3fe19a83b  i386/debug/mod_python-debuginfo-3.1.3-5.2=
.i386.rpm

This update can also be installed with the Update Agent; you can
launch the Update Agent with the 'up2date' command. =20
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