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The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.
An updated python-sqlalchemy package that fixes one security issue is
now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having
moderate security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS)
base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from
the CVE link in the References section.
SQLAlchemy is an Object Relational Mapper (ORM) that provides a
flexible, high-level interface to SQL databases.
It was discovered that SQLAlchemy did not sanitize values for the
limit and offset keywords for SQL select statements. If an application
using SQLAlchemy accepted values for these keywords, and did not
filter or sanitize them before passing them to SQLAlchemy, it could
allow an attacker to perform a SQL injection attack against the
All users of python-sqlalchemy are advised to upgrade to this updated
package, which contains a patch to correct this issue. All running
applications using SQLAlchemy must be restarted for this update to
See also :
Update the affected python-sqlalchemy package.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 58284 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2012-0805
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