CVE-2014-0240

Published: 23 May 2014

The mod_wsgi module before 3.5 for Apache, when daemon mode is enabled, does not properly handle error codes returned by setuid when run on certain Linux kernels, which allows local users to gain privileges via vectors related to the number of running processes.

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
mod-wsgi
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.5-1)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)
Released (3.4-4ubuntu2.1.14.04.1)
Patches:
Upstream: https://github.com/GrahamDumpleton/mod_wsgi/commit/d9d5fea585b23991f76532a9b07de7fcd3b649f4