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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.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://www.debian.org/security/

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