Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : python (MDVSA-2008:013)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Multiple integer overflows were found in python's imageop module. If
an application written in python used the imageop module to process
untrusted images, it could cause the application to crash, enter an
infinite loop, or possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges
of the python interpreter.

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 37485 (mandriva_MDVSA-2008-013.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-4965

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