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CVE-2004-2680 Detail


mod_python (libapache2-mod-python) 3.1.4 and earlier does not properly handle when output filters process more than 16384 bytes, which can cause to return portions of previously freed memory.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  12/31/2004

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Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Official Statement from Red Hat (05/21/2009)

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw. More information regarding issue severity can be found here:

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name External Source MLIST [httpd-python-dev] 20040416 Re: possible bug in filter.write() External Source MLIST [httpd-python-dev] 20040416 possible bug in filter.write() External Source MLIST [httpd-python-dev] 20040416 patch for filterobject.c External Source CONFIRM External Source BUGTRAQ 20070307 rPSA-2007-0051-1 mod_python External Source BID 22849 External Source UBUNTU USN-430-1 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-0846 External Source XF modpython-outputfilter-info-disclosure(14751) External Source CONFIRM Patch External Source CONFIRM

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