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Security update for package apache2-mod_python

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(Last modified: 21FEB2005)


solutions Security update for package apache2-mod_python SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (e96984925053acf010b1e884fbc4ab43)

Applies to

Package: apache2-mod_python.rpm
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for x86
SUSE CORE 9 for Itanium Processor Family
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM POWER
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM S/390 31bit
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE CORE 9 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Patch: patch-9878
Release: 20050221
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone using mod_python for Apache2 should install this update.

Contraindications

None.

Description

This update fixes an infomation leak in mod_python when using the publisher handle. Due to the bug it is possible to get access to published objects remotely without permission (CAN-2005-0088).

Solution

Please install the update 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 the commands:
rpm -Fvh apache2-mod_python.rpm
rcapache2 restart

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