SuSE 10 Security Update : Python (ZYPP Patch Number 6946)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.

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://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-2625.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-3560.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-3720.html

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 6946.

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: 49922 ()

Bugtraq ID:

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

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