Debian: DSA-3893-1: jython security update

    Date 22 Jun 2017
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Alvaro Munoz and Christian Schneider discovered that jython, an implementation of the Python language seamlessly integrated with Java, is prone to arbitrary code execution triggered when sending a serialized function to the deserializer.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3893-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
    June 22, 2017                         https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : jython
    CVE ID         : CVE-2016-4000
    Debian Bug     : 864859
    
    Alvaro Munoz and Christian Schneider discovered that jython, an
    implementation of the Python language seamlessly integrated with Java,
    is prone to arbitrary code execution triggered when sending a serialized
    function to the deserializer.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed
    in version 2.5.3-3+deb8u1.
    
    For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.5.3-16+deb9u1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.5.3-17.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your jython packages.
    
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