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Debian: Security update for Piston

It was discovered that the Piston framework can deserializes untrusted YAML and Pickle data, leading to remote code execution. Updated packages are available from security.debian.org.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2344-1                   security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                            Florian Weimer
November 11, 2011                      http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : python-django-piston
Vulnerability  : deserialization vulnerability
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2011-4103
Debian Bug     : 647315

It was discovered that the Piston framework can deserializes untrusted
YAML and Pickle data, leading to remote code execution. (CVE-2011-4103)

The old stable distribution (lenny) does not contain a
python-django-piston package.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 0.2.2-1+squeeze1.

For the testing distribution (wheezy) and the unstable distribution
(sid), this problem has been fixed in version 0.2.2-2.

We recommend that you upgrade your python-django-piston packages.

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

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
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