SuSE 11.3 Security Update : python-setuptools (SAT Patch Number 9116)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing a security update.

Description :

python-setuptools so far used only HTTP to retrieve packages, which
could have lead to man in the middle attacks on newly installed python
code.

This update adjusts it to use HTTPS, guaranteeing better connection
integrity.

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=843759
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-1633.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 9116.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 73512 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1633

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