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RHSA-2005:109: python security update

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RHSA-2005:109: python security update

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
05/02/2005
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/28/2005
Modified
07/12/2017

Description

Updated Python packages that fix a security issue are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3.

Python is an interpreted, interactive, object-oriented programming language. An object traversal bug was found in the Python SimpleXMLRPCServer. This bug could allow a remote untrusted user to do unrestricted object traversal and allow them to access or change function internals using the im_* and func_* attributes. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CAN-2005-0089 to this issue. Users of Python are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain backported patches to correct this issue.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-python
  • redhat-upgrade-python-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-python-tools
  • redhat-upgrade-tkinter

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