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VPR Score: 5.9
SynopsisThe remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.
DescriptionInteger overflow in PyString_DecodeEscape results in heap-base buffer overflow
CPython (aka Python) is vulnerable to an integer overflow in the PyString_DecodeEscape function in stringobject.c, resulting in heap-based buffer overflow (and possible arbitrary code execution) (CVE-2017-1000158)
SolutionRun 'yum update python27' to update your system.