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[DSA159] DSA-159-1 python

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-159-1 python

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Zack Weinberg discovered an insecure use of a temporary file in
os._execvpe from os.py. It uses a predictable name which could lead
execution of arbitrary code.
This problem has been fixed in several versions of Python: For the
current stable distribution (woody) it has been fixed in version
1.5.2-23.1 of Python 1.5, in version 2.1.3-3.1 of Python 2.1 and in
version 2.2.1-4.1 of Python 2.2. For the old stable distribution
(potato) this has been fixed in version 1.5.2-10potato12 for Python
1.5. For the unstable distribution (sid) this has been fixed in
version 1.5.2-24 of Python 1.5, in version 2.1.3-6a of Python 2.1 and
in version 2.2.1-8 of Python 2.2. Python 2.3 is not affected by this
problem.
We recommend that you upgrade your Python packages immediately.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2002/dsa-159
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 5581

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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