python security update

2012-06-18T00:00:00
ID ELSA-2012-0744
Type oraclelinux
Reporter Oracle
Modified 2012-06-18T00:00:00

Description

[2.6.6-29.el6_2.2] - if hash randomization is enabled, also enable it within pyexpat Resolves: CVE-2012-0876 [2.6.6-29.el6_2.1] - distutils.config: create ~/.pypirc securely Resolves: CVE-2011-4944 - fix endless loop in SimpleXMLRPCServer upon malformed POST request Resolves: CVE-2012-0845 - send encoding in SimpleHTTPServer.list_directory to protect IE7 against potential XSS attacks Resolves: CVE-2011-4940 - oCERT-2011-003: add -R command-line option and PYTHONHASHSEED environment variable, to provide an opt-in way to protect against denial of service attacks due to hash collisions within the dict and set types Resolves: CVE-2012-1150