Scientific Linux Security Update : python on SL7.x x86_64
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 95857
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionSecurity Fix(es) :
- 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)
Additional Changes :
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.