GLSA-201811-02 : Python: Buffer overflow
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 118846
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201811-02 (Python: Buffer overflow)
A buffer overflow vulnerability have been discovered in Python. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker, in special situations such as function as a service, could violate a trust boundary and cause a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll Python users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-lang/python-2.7.15'