SuSE9 Security Update : Python (YOU Patch Number 12013)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

Python contains a copy of the pcre library. Specially crafted regular
expressions could lead to a buffer overflow in the pcre library.
Applications using pcre to process regular expressions from untrusted
sources could therefore potentially be exploited by attackers to
execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2005-2491, CVE-2006-7228)

See also :

Solution :

Apply YOU patch number 12013.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 41173 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-2491

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