Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : python-numpy (MDVSA-2015:077)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Updated python-numpy packages fix security vulnerabilities :

f2py insecurely used a temporary file. A local attacker could use this
flaw to perform a symbolic link attack to modify an arbitrary file
accessible to the user running f2py (CVE-2014-1858, CVE-2014-1859).

See also :

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0089.html

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 82330 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-1858
CVE-2014-1859

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