Debian Security Advisory
DSA-2937-1 mod-wsgi -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 27 May 2014
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2014-0240, CVE-2014-0242.
- More information:
Two security issues have been found in the Python WSGI adapter module for Apache:
Robert Kisteleki discovered a potential privilege escalation in daemon mode. This is not exploitable with the kernel used in Debian 7.0/wheezy.
Buck Golemon discovered that incorrect 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.