GLSA-201401-04 : Python: Multiple vulnerabilities

This script is Copyright (C) 2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201401-04
(Python: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Python. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact :

A remote attacker could possibly cause a Denial of Service condition or
perform a man-in-the-middle attack to disclose sensitive information.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201401-04.xml

Solution :

All Python 3.3 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-lang/python-3.3.2-r1'
All Python 3.2 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-lang/python-3.2.5-r1'
All Python 2.6 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-lang/python-2.6.8'
All Python 2.7 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-lang/python-2.7.3-r1'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true