SuSE 11.1 Security Update : Python (SAT Patch Number 4512)

This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

This update of python fixes a possible denial of service bug or
information leakage vulnerability while using user-crafted ftp:// or
file:// URLs with urllib(2).

- CVE-2011-1521 : CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.4
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P)

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=682554
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-1521.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 4512.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 54641 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-1521

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