RATA: [ GLSA 200610-07 Python: Buffer Overflow
Posted on: 10/18/2006 10:40 PM

A new security update has been released for Gentoo Linux - Python: Buffer Overflow. Here the announcement:

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory [ERRATA UPDATE] GLSA 200610-07:02
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http://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: Normal
Title: Python: Buffer Overflow
Date: October 17, 2006
Updated: October 17, 2006
Bugs: #149065
ID: 200610-07:02

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Errata
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The Resolution proposed in the original version of this Security
Advisory did not properly mention the package name.

The corrected sections appear below.

Resolution
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All Python users should update to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "gt;=dev-lang/python-2.4.3-r4"

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-200610-07.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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