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Red Hat alert RHSA-2012:0369-01 (python-sqlalchemy)

Subject:  [RHSA-2012:0369-01] Moderate: python-sqlalchemy security update
Date:  Wed, 7 Mar 2012 14:35:23 +0000
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 ===================================================================== Red Hat Security Advisory Synopsis: Moderate: python-sqlalchemy security update Advisory ID: RHSA-2012:0369-01 Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Advisory URL: Issue date: 2012-03-07 CVE Names: CVE-2012-0805 ===================================================================== 1. Summary: An updated python-sqlalchemy package that fixes one security issue is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having moderate security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in the References section. 2. Relevant releases/architectures: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6) - noarch Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6) - noarch 3. Description: SQLAlchemy is an Object Relational Mapper (ORM) that provides a flexible, high-level interface to SQL databases. It was discovered that SQLAlchemy did not sanitize values for the limit and offset keywords for SQL select statements. If an application using SQLAlchemy accepted values for these keywords, and did not filter or sanitize them before passing them to SQLAlchemy, it could allow an attacker to perform an SQL injection attack against the application. (CVE-2012-0805) All users of python-sqlalchemy are advised to upgrade to this updated package, which contains a patch to correct this issue. All running applications using SQLAlchemy must be restarted for this update to take effect. 4. Solution: Before applying this update, make sure all previously-released errata relevant to your system have been applied. This update is available via the Red Hat Network. Details on how to use the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at 5. Bugs fixed ( 783305 - CVE-2012-0805 python-sqlalchemy: SQL injection flaw due to not checking LIMIT input for correct type 6. Package List: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6): Source: noarch: python-sqlalchemy-0.5.5-3.el6_2.noarch.rpm Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6): Source: noarch: python-sqlalchemy-0.5.5-3.el6_2.noarch.rpm These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security. Our key and details on how to verify the signature are available from 7. References: 8. Contact: The Red Hat security contact is <>. More contact details at Copyright 2012 Red Hat, Inc. -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4.4 (GNU/Linux) iD8DBQFPV3HxXlSAg2UNWIIRArtJAKCrAMKqUNWWK49IvHBPzqI9dE9EmgCeP+pD Pid9IBfgRRF5wes87heuHec= =IJ1b -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- -- Enterprise-watch-list mailing list

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