Debian Security Advisory
DLA-989-1 jython -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 18 Jun 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 864859.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-4000.
- More information:
Alvaro Munoz and Christian Schneider discovered that Jython, an implementation of the Python language seamlessly integrated with Java, would execute arbitrary code when deserializing objects.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 2.5.2-1+deb7u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your jython packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS