[SECURITY] [DSA 2937-1] mod-wsgi security update

2014-05-29T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:30761
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2014-05-29T00:00:00

Description

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2937-1 security@debian.org http://www.debian.org/security/ Moritz Muehlenhoff May 27, 2014 http://www.debian.org/security/faq


Package : mod-wsgi CVE ID : CVE-2014-0240 CVE-2014-0242

Two security issues have been found in the Python WSGI adapter module for Apache:

CVE-2014-0240

Robert Kisteleki discovered a potential privilege escalation in
daemon mode. This is not exploitable with the kernel used in Debian
7.0/wheezy.

CVE-2014-0242

Buck Golemon discovered that incorect memory handling could lead to
information disclosure when processing Content-Type headers.

For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), these problems have been fixed in version 3.3-2+deb6u1.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 3.3-4+deb7u1.

For the testing distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 3.5-1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 3.5-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your mod-wsgi packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

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