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[ MDVSA-2014:253 ] apache-mod_wsgi



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 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDVSA-2014:253
 http://www.mandriva.com/en/support/security/
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 Package : apache-mod_wsgi
 Date    : December 15, 2014
 Affected: Business Server 1.0
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 Problem Description:

 Updated apache-mod_wsgi package fixes security vulnerability:
 
 It was discovered that mod_wsgi incorrectly handled errors when
 setting up the working directory and group access rights. A malicious
 application could possibly use this issue to cause a local privilege
 escalation when using daemon mode (CVE-2014-8583).
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 References:

 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2014-8583
 http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0513.html
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 Updated Packages:

 Mandriva Business Server 1/X86_64:
 fe423911e6f14b53ebe83e46b7998f78  mbs1/x86_64/apache-mod_wsgi-3.5-1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm 
 0240843f113d435f1f3ab17cab8db75f  mbs1/SRPMS/apache-mod_wsgi-3.5-1.mbs1.src.rpm
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 Type Bits/KeyID     Date       User ID
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