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USN73-1 : python2.2, python2.3 vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
python2.2, python2.3 vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

These remote packages are missing security patches :
- idle-python2.2
- idle-python2.3
- python2.2
- python2.2-dev
- python2.2-doc
- python2.2-examples
- python2.2-gdbm
- python2.2-mpz
- python2.2-tk
- python2.2-xmlbase
- python2.3
- python2.3-dev
- python2.3-doc
- python2.3-examples
- python2.3-gdbm
- python2.3-mpz
- python2.3-tk

Description :

The Python developers discovered a flaw in the SimpleXMLRPCServer
module. Python XML-RPC servers that used the register_instance()
method to register an object, but do not have a _dispatch() method,
permited remote users to access or change function internals using the
im_* and func_* attributes.

Solution :

Upgrade to :
- idle-python2.2-2.2.3-10ubuntu0.1 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- idle-python2.3-2.3.4-2ubuntu0.1 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- python2.2-2.2.3-10ubuntu0.1 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- python2.2-dev-2.2.3-10ubuntu0.1 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- python2.2-doc-2.2.3-10ubuntu0.1 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- python2.2-examples-2.2.3-10ubuntu0.1 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- python2.2-gdbm-2.2.3-10ubuntu0.1 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- python2.2-mpz-2.2.3-10ubuntu0.1 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- python2.2-tk-2.2.3-10ubuntu0.1 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- python2.2-xmlbase-2.2.3-10ubuntu0.1 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- python2.3

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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