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Debian: DSA-2937-1: mod-wsgi security update

Date 27 May 2014
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
Two security issues have been found in the Python WSGI adapter module for Apache: CVE-2014-0240
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2937-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
May 27, 2014                           https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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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: https://www.debian.org/security/

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