DATE: [ GLSA 200509-09 Py2Play: Remote execution of arbitrary Python code
Posted on: 09/05/2006 08:40 PM

A new security update has been released for Gentoo Linux - Py2Play: Remote execution of arbitrary Python code. Here the announcement:

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory [UPDATE] GLSA 200509-09:02
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http://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: High
Title: Py2Play: Remote execution of arbitrary Python code
Date: September 17, 2005
Updated: September 05, 2006
Bugs: #103524
ID: 200509-09:02

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Update
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The previous versions of Py2Play contain several vulnerabilities and had
been masked in the Portage Tree. This is fixed in version 0.1.8 and version
0.1.9 has been introduced into Portage.

The updated sections appear below.

Affected packages
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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 dev-python/py2play lt;= 0.1.7 gt;= 0.1.8

Resolution
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All py2play users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "gt;=dev-python/py2play-0.1.8"

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200509-09.xml

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
http://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2006 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5



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