Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : python (MDVSA-2008:013)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 37485
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionMultiple 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.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.