EulerOS 2.0 SP1 : python (EulerOS-SA-2017-1003)
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 99850
SynopsisThe remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.
DescriptionAccording 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.
SolutionUpdate the affected python package.