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CVE-2004-2680 Detail

Description

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 filter.read to return portions of previously freed memory.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  12/31/2004

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2004-2680
Original release date:
12/31/2004
Last revised:
07/28/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.0 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

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

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2004-2680 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: http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/httpd-python-dev/200404.mbox/%3c6DCA8C14-8FFA-11D8-8B4E-000A95B0D772@pixar.com%3e External Source MLIST [httpd-python-dev] 20040416 Re: possible bug in filter.write()
http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/httpd-python-dev/200404.mbox/%3cCD485B27-8F3E-11D8-934B-000A95B0D772@pixar.com%3e External Source MLIST [httpd-python-dev] 20040416 possible bug in filter.write()
http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/httpd-python-dev/200404.mbox/%3cEB279100-9000-11D8-8B4E-000A95B0D772@pixar.com%3e External Source MLIST [httpd-python-dev] 20040416 patch for filterobject.c
http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/httpd/mod_python/trunk/src/filterobject.c?r1=102649&r2=103561&pathrev=103561 External Source CONFIRM http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/httpd/mod_python/trunk/src/filterobject.c?r1=102649&r2=103561&pathrev=103561
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/462185/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20070307 rPSA-2007-0051-1 mod_python
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/22849 External Source BID 22849
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-430-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-430-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/0846 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-0846
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/14751 External Source XF modpython-outputfilter-info-disclosure(14751)
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1105 External Source CONFIRM https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1105
https://launchpad.net/bugs/89308 Patch External Source CONFIRM https://launchpad.net/bugs/89308

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