openSUSE Security Update : libpython2_6-1_0 (openSUSE-SU-2010:0247-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update of python has a copy of libxmlrpc that is vulnerable to
denial of service bugs that can occur while processing malformed XML
input. CVE-2009-2625: CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (moderate)
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P): Permissions, Privileges, and Access
Control (CWE-264) CVE-2009-3720: CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM)
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P): Insufficient Information (CWE-noinfo)
CVE-2009-3560: CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM)
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P): Buffer Errors (CWE-119)

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2010-05/msg00014.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=581765

Solution :

Update the affected libpython2_6-1_0 packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 46343 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-2625
CVE-2009-3560
CVE-2009-3720

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