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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   mod_python Vendors:   Apache Software Foundation
Apache mod_python Publisher Handler Discloses Information to Remote Users
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1013156
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1013156
CVE Reference:   CVE-2005-0088   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Feb 11 2005
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information


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:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.
Vendor URL:  www.modpython.org/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Feb 11 2005 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Apache mod_python Publisher Handler Discloses Information to Remote Users
Red Hat has released a fix.
Feb 14 2005 (Gentoo Issues Fix) Apache mod_python Publisher Handler Discloses Information to Remote Users
Gentoo has released a fix.
Feb 15 2005 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Apache mod_python Publisher Handler Discloses Information to Remote Users
Red Hat has released a fix.
Feb 23 2005 (Debian Issues Fix) Apache mod_python Publisher Handler Discloses Information to Remote Users
Debian has released a fix.



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