Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : python (MDVSA-2014:074)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Updated python package fixes security vulnerabilities :

Denial of service flaws due to unbound readline() calls in the
imaplib, poplib, and smtplib modules (CVE-2013-1752).

A gzip bomb and unbound read denial of service flaw in python XMLRPC
library (CVE-2013-1753).

See also :

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0139.html

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 73449 ()

Bugtraq ID: 63804
66958

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1752
CVE-2013-1753

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