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Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2005:108

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2005:108.

Python is an interpreted, interactive, object-oriented programming language.

An object traversal bug was found in the Python SimpleXMLRPCServer. This
bug could allow a remote untrusted user to do unrestricted object traversal
and allow them to access or change function internals using the im_* and
func_* attributes. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project
( has assigned the name CVE-2005-0089 to this issue.

Users of Python are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain backported patches to correct these issues.

Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date

Risk factor : High

CVSS Score:

Cross-Ref: BugTraq ID: 12437
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2005-0089
Bugtraq: 20050203 Python Security Advisory PSF-2005-001 - (Google Search)
Debian Security Information: DSA-666 (Google Search)
XForce ISS Database: python-simplexmlrpcserver-bypass(19217)
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