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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   mod_python Vendors:   Apache Software Foundation
(Debian Issues Fix) Apache mod_python Publisher Handler Discloses Information to Remote Users
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1013275
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1013275
CVE Reference:   CVE-2005-0088   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Feb 23 2005
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in mod_python in the publisher handler. A remote user may be able to view certain python objects.

A remote user can submit a specially crafted URL to view the names and values of variables in a published module, as well as the installation path of the module.

The vulnerability resides in 'publisher.py'.

Graham Dumpleton discovered this flaw.

Impact:   A remote user may be able to access potentially sensitive information.
Solution:   Debian has released a fix.

Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 alias woody
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Source archives:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/liba/libapache-mod-python/libapache-mod-python_2.7.8-0.0woody5.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 715 b0716ef2fca40600c41d77c45bcc4167
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/liba/libapache-mod-python/libapache-mod-python_2.7.8-0.0woody5.diff.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 8261 69110f0e179d5b6f93542233ca6014c4
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/liba/libapache-mod-python/libapache-mod-python_2.7.8.orig.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 176639 4d5bee8317bfb45a3bb09f02b435e917

Alpha architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/liba/libapache-mod-python/libapache-mod-python_2.7.8-0.0woody5_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 120410 64e141ce045b242ce8372b0a2b4be1d7

ARM architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/liba/libapache-mod-python/libapache-mod-python_2.7.8-0.0woody5_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 118242 d5738e2ae1a50394ad6964c6fc698652

Intel IA-32 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/liba/libapache-mod-python/libapache-mod-python_2.7.8-0.0woody5_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 117626 acc4d8975aff9f0df543ba7015781ac3

Intel IA-64 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/liba/libapache-mod-python/libapache-mod-python_2.7.8-0.0woody5_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 131522 d7ad903ce69e71242e62ad37b7faa91a

HP Precision architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/liba/libapache-mod-python/libapache-mod-python_2.7.8-0.0woody5_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 120182 6bce263b5cb8b4f4812c56483aa50e37

Motorola 680x0 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/liba/libapache-mod-python/libapache-mod-python_2.7.8-0.0woody5_m68k.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 118688 3bf883aeee5ad3918b8dc303269f4475

Big endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/liba/libapache-mod-python/libapache-mod-python_2.7.8-0.0woody5_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 117644 5221344e02f32234c1e889d6d66f6f5d

Little endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/liba/libapache-mod-python/libapache-mod-python_2.7.8-0.0woody5_mipsel.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 117386 e3acec959d1bfbdfcc10a6faff7c83cf

PowerPC architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/liba/libapache-mod-python/libapache-mod-python_2.7.8-0.0woody5_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 118564 574476da068dc51a89d434506059483b

IBM S/390 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/liba/libapache-mod-python/libapache-mod-python_2.7.8-0.0woody5_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 119368 a5bf1d308b8fd847af7c22a657316834

Sun Sparc architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/liba/libapache-mod-python/libapache-mod-python_2.7.8-0.0woody5_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 118498 841af8c2e626a24c182cee27d7e71a24

Vendor URL:  www.modpython.org/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Debian)
Underlying OS Comments:  3.0

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Feb 11 2005 Apache mod_python Publisher Handler Discloses Information to Remote Users



 Source Message Contents

Subject:  [SECURITY] [DSA 689-1] New mod_python packages fix information leak


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Debian Security Advisory DSA 689-1                     security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                             Martin Schulze
February 23rd, 2005                     http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : libapache-mod-python
Vulnerability  : missing input sanisiting
Problem-Type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CAN-2005-0088

Graham Dumpleton discovered a flaw which can affect anyone using the
publisher handle of the Apache Software Foundation's mod_python.  The
publisher handle lets you publish objects inside modules to make them
callable via URL.  The flaw allows a carefully crafted URL to obtain
extra information that should not be visible (information leak).

For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 2.7.8-0.0woody5.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 2.7.10-4 of libapache-mod-python and in version 3.1.3-3 of
libapache2-mod-python.

We recommend that you upgrade your libapache-mod-python package.


Upgrade Instructions
- --------------------

wget url
        will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
        will install the referenced file.

If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
sources.list as given below:

apt-get update
        will update the internal database
apt-get upgrade
        will install corrected packages

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
footer to the proper configuration.


Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 alias woody
- --------------------------------

  Source archives:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/liba/libapache-mod-python/libapache-mod-python_2.7.8-0.0woody5.dsc
      Size/MD5 checksum:      715 b0716ef2fca40600c41d77c45bcc4167
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/liba/libapache-mod-python/libapache-mod-python_2.7.8-0.0woody5.diff.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:     8261 69110f0e179d5b6f93542233ca6014c4
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/liba/libapache-mod-python/libapache-mod-python_2.7.8.orig.tar.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:   176639 4d5bee8317bfb45a3bb09f02b435e917

  Alpha architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/liba/libapache-mod-python/libapache-mod-python_2.7.8-0.0woody5_alpha.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   120410 64e141ce045b242ce8372b0a2b4be1d7

  ARM architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/liba/libapache-mod-python/libapache-mod-python_2.7.8-0.0woody5_arm.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   118242 d5738e2ae1a50394ad6964c6fc698652

  Intel IA-32 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/liba/libapache-mod-python/libapache-mod-python_2.7.8-0.0woody5_i386.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   117626 acc4d8975aff9f0df543ba7015781ac3

  Intel IA-64 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/liba/libapache-mod-python/libapache-mod-python_2.7.8-0.0woody5_ia64.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   131522 d7ad903ce69e71242e62ad37b7faa91a

  HP Precision architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/liba/libapache-mod-python/libapache-mod-python_2.7.8-0.0woody5_hppa.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   120182 6bce263b5cb8b4f4812c56483aa50e37

  Motorola 680x0 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/liba/libapache-mod-python/libapache-mod-python_2.7.8-0.0woody5_m68k.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   118688 3bf883aeee5ad3918b8dc303269f4475

  Big endian MIPS architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/liba/libapache-mod-python/libapache-mod-python_2.7.8-0.0woody5_mips.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   117644 5221344e02f32234c1e889d6d66f6f5d

  Little endian MIPS architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/liba/libapache-mod-python/libapache-mod-python_2.7.8-0.0woody5_mipsel.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   117386 e3acec959d1bfbdfcc10a6faff7c83cf

  PowerPC architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/liba/libapache-mod-python/libapache-mod-python_2.7.8-0.0woody5_powerpc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   118564 574476da068dc51a89d434506059483b

  IBM S/390 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/liba/libapache-mod-python/libapache-mod-python_2.7.8-0.0woody5_s390.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   119368 a5bf1d308b8fd847af7c22a657316834

  Sun Sparc architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/liba/libapache-mod-python/libapache-mod-python_2.7.8-0.0woody5_sparc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   118498 841af8c2e626a24c182cee27d7e71a24


  These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
  its next update.

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For apt-get: deb http://security.debian.org/ stable/updates main
For dpkg-ftp: ftp://security.debian.org/debian-security dists/stable/updates/main
Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
Package info: `apt-cache show <pkg>' and http://packages.debian.org/<pkg>

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