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RHSA-2011:0260: python security and bug fix update

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RHSA-2011:0260: python security and bug fix update

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
05/27/2010
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/24/2011
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Python is an interpreted, interactive, object-oriented programminglanguage.Multiple flaws were found in the Python rgbimg module. If an applicationwritten in Python was using the rgbimg module and loaded aspecially-crafted SGI image file, it could cause the application to crashor, possibly, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the userrunning the application. (CVE-2009-4134, CVE-2010-1449, CVE-2010-1450)This update also fixes the following bugs:Users of Python should upgrade to these updated packages, which containbackported patches to correct these issues.

Solution(s)

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

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