Debian Security Advisory
DSA-2344-1 python-django-piston -- deserialization vulnerability
- Date Reported:
- 11 Nov 2011
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 647315.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2011-4103.
- More information:
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.