Mageia 2019-0322: python-numpy security update

    Date14 Nov 2019
    CategoryMageia
    67
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Updated python-numpy packages fix security vulnerability: An issue was discovered in NumPy 1.16.0 and earlier. It uses the pickle Python module unsafely, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted serialized object, as demonstrated by a numpy.load call
    MGASA-2019-0322 - Updated python-numpy packages fix security vulnerability
    
    Publication date: 14 Nov 2019
    URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2019-0322.html
    Type: security
    Affected Mageia releases: 7
    CVE: CVE-2019-6446
    
    Updated python-numpy packages fix security vulnerability:
    
    An issue was discovered in NumPy 1.16.0 and earlier. It uses the pickle
    Python module unsafely, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary
    code via a crafted serialized object, as demonstrated by a numpy.load call
    (CVE-2019-6446).
    
    References:
    - https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=24356
    - https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:3704
    - https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2019-6446
    
    SRPMS:
    - 7/core/python-numpy-1.16.3-1.mga7
    

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