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RHSA-2005-108: python

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the python packages

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Updated Python packages that fix several security issues are now available
for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.

This update has been rated as having important security impact by the Red
Hat Security Response Team

Python is an interpreted, interactive, object-oriented programming

An object traversal bug was found in the Python SimpleXMLRPCServer. This
bug could permit a remote untrusted user to do unrestricted object traversal
and permit them to access or change function internals using the im_* and
func_* attributes. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project
( 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 these issues.

Solution :
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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