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Debian Security Advisory DSA 819-1 (python2.1)

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

14 years ago

Modified

Modified

5 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to python2.1 announced via advisory DSA 819-1. An integer overflow with a subsequent buffer overflow has been detected in PCRE, the Perl Compatible Regular Expressions library, which allows an attacker to execute arbitrary code, and is also present in Python. Exploiting this vulnerability requires an attacker to specify the used regular expression. For the old stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in version 2.1.3-3.4.

Solution

Solution

For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in version 2.1.3dfsg-1sarge1. For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in version 2.1.3dfsg-3. We recommend that you upgrade your python2.1 packages. https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%20819-1

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)