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Mandriva: Subject: [Security Announce] [ MDVSA-2008:186 ] python Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake Multiple integer overflows were reported by the Google Security Team that had been fixed in Python 2.5.2 (CVE-2008-3143). The Python packages on Corporate 3 have been updated to the latest version 2.3.7, which corrects this issue.

 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDVSA-2008:186

 Package : python
 Date    : September 4, 2008
 Affected: Corporate 3.0, Multi Network Firewall 2.0

 Problem Description:

 Multiple integer overflows were reported by the Google Security Team
 that had been fixed in Python 2.5.2 (CVE-2008-3143).
 The Python packages on Corporate 3 have been updated to the latest
 version 2.3.7, which corrects this issue.


 Updated Packages:

 Corporate 3.0:
 34e780fd42571387982688486bcfdad6  corporate/3.0/i586/libpython2.3-2.3.7-0.1.C30mdk.i586.rpm
 9b0043b0cae2f92eb39a3cb48e35a50e  corporate/3.0/i586/libpython2.3-devel-2.3.7-0.1.C30mdk.i586.rpm
 27ec7af68b8ac69feef9d2e9c3f59d65  corporate/3.0/i586/python-2.3.7-0.1.C30mdk.i586.rpm
 16a7791f08cf7d89a5780b8c25f4d65d  corporate/3.0/i586/python-base-2.3.7-0.1.C30mdk.i586.rpm
 2b2e39c9db5794abdd895220a38d8cd8  corporate/3.0/i586/python-docs-2.3.7-0.1.C30mdk.i586.rpm
 a631b1fd887fded582437d6799fffa5d  corporate/3.0/i586/tkinter-2.3.7-0.1.C30mdk.i586.rpm 
 a867d0a919c3fd0d9607d4cd64d89d3c  corporate/3.0/SRPMS/python-2.3.7-0.1.C30mdk.src.rpm

 Corporate 3.0/X86_64:
 3bea043cedbf23095e6aae6f4eacbe04  corporate/3.0/x86_64/lib64python2.3-2.3.7-0.1.C30mdk.x86_64.rpm
 9d576933f0699d5b7f0fc1bb78fd7514  corporate/3.0/x86_64/lib64python2.3-devel-2.3.7-0.1.C30mdk.x86_64.rpm
 e8a8494fcd526c0f3433dc03cb35672b  corporate/3.0/x86_64/python-2.3.7-0.1.C30mdk.x86_64.rpm
 7bf8423818a1e1221b51f28e05e3c616  corporate/3.0/x86_64/python-base-2.3.7-0.1.C30mdk.x86_64.rpm
 79d213fe64ac42cf95d4c4072c813cae  corporate/3.0/x86_64/python-docs-2.3.7-0.1.C30mdk.x86_64.rpm
 437b615287bf5022edb1700f6d8b8790  corporate/3.0/x86_64/tkinter-2.3.7-0.1.C30mdk.x86_64.rpm 
 a867d0a919c3fd0d9607d4cd64d89d3c  corporate/3.0/SRPMS/python-2.3.7-0.1.C30mdk.src.rpm

 Multi Network Firewall 2.0:
 34e780fd42571387982688486bcfdad6  mnf/2.0/i586/libpython2.3-2.3.7-0.1.C30mdk.i586.rpm
 27ec7af68b8ac69feef9d2e9c3f59d65  mnf/2.0/i586/python-2.3.7-0.1.C30mdk.i586.rpm
 16a7791f08cf7d89a5780b8c25f4d65d  mnf/2.0/i586/python-base-2.3.7-0.1.C30mdk.i586.rpm 
 a867d0a919c3fd0d9607d4cd64d89d3c  mnf/2.0/SRPMS/python-2.3.7-0.1.C30mdk.src.rpm

 To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi.  The verification
 of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

 All packages are signed by Mandriva for security.  You can obtain the
 GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:

  gpg --recv-keys --keyserver 0x22458A98

 You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

 If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact


 Type Bits/KeyID     Date       User ID
 pub  1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Mandriva Security Team
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