SuSE 11.2 / 11.3 Security Update : Python (SAT Patch Numbers 8404 / 8405)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

This python update fixes a certificate hostname issue.

- python: SSL module does not handle certificates that
contain hostnames with NULL bytes. (bnc#834601:
CVE-2013-4238)

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=834601
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-4238.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 8404 / 8405 as appropriate.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 70724 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4238

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