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RHSA-2005-109: python Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the python packages
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
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
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 CVE-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 : http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-109.html
Threat Level: High
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