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

    Date27 May 2014
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity 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.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
    May 27, 2014                           http://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: http://www.debian.org/security/
    
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