Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 12.10 / 13.04 : pymongo vulnerability (USN-1897-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

Jibbers McGee discovered that PyMongo incorrectly handled certain
invalid DBRefs. An attacker could use this issue to cause PyMongo to
crash, resulting in a denial of service.

Solution :

Update the affected python-bson and / or python-bson-ext packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.6
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 67188 ()

Bugtraq ID: 60252

CVE ID: CVE-2013-2132