Mandrake Security Advisory MDVSA-2009:038 (blender)

The remote host is missing an update to blender announced via advisory MDVSA-2009:038.
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Python has a variable called sys.path that contains all paths where Python loads modules by using import scripting procedure. A wrong handling of that variable enables local attackers to execute arbitrary code via Python scripting in the current Blender working directory (CVE-2008-4863). This update provides fix for that vulnerability. Affected: 2008.1, 2009.0