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Name: Zwei Probleme in mod_wsgi
ID: 201412-21
Distribution: Gentoo
Plattformen: Keine Angabe
Datum: So, 14. Dezember 2014, 00:35
Referenzen: http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0240
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0242
Applikationen: mod_wsgi

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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201412-21
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http://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: High
Title: mod_wsgi: Privilege escalation
Date: December 13, 2014
Bugs: #510938
ID: 201412-21

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Synopsis
========

Two vulnerabilities have been found in mod_wsgi, the worst of which
could result in local privilege escalation.

Background
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mod_wsgi is an Apache2 module for running Python WSGI applications.

Affected packages
=================

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 www-apache/mod_wsgi < 3.5 >= 3.5

Description
===========

Two vulnerabilities have been found in mod_wsgi:

* Error codes returned by setuid are not properly handled
(CVE-2014-0240)
* A memory leak exists via the "Content-Type" header (CVE-2014-0242)

Impact
======

A local attacker may be able to gain escalated privileges. Furthermore,
a remote attacker may be able to obtain sensitive information.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All mod_wsgi users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-apache/mod_wsgi-3.5"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2014-0240
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0240
[ 2 ] CVE-2014-0242
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0242

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201412-21.xml

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2014 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5


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