EulerOS 2.0 SP1 : python (EulerOS-SA-2017-1003)

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Synopsis :

The remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.

Description :

According to the version of the python packages installed, the
EulerOS installation on the remote host is affected by the following
vulnerability :

- A vulnerability was discovered in Python, in the
built-in zipimporter. A specially crafted zip file
placed in a module path such that it would be loaded by
a later 'import' statement could cause a heap overflow,
leading to arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2016-5636)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the EulerOS security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected python package.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.4
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Huawei Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 99850 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-5636

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