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Security update for mod_python

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(Last modified: 17FEB2004)


solutions Security update for mod_python SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (cb23c6da1ddb9b23bac14012b79ffa07)

Applies to

Package: mod_python
Product(s): SUSE LINUX Retail Solution 8

Release: 20040217
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone using mod_python should update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

A remote denial-of-service attack can be triggered against Apache
web-server by sending a specific query string that is processed by
mod_python.

Solution

Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh mod_python.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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