openSUSE Security Update : python (openSUSE-SU-2014:0380-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

Python was updated to 2.7.6 to fix bugs and security issues :

- bugfix-only release

- SSL-related fixes

- upstream fix for CVE-2013-4238

- upstream fixes for CVE-2013-1752

- added patches for CVE-2013-1752 (bnc#856836) issues that
are missing in 2.7.6: python-2.7.6-imaplib.patch
python-2.7.6-poplib.patch smtplib_maxline-2.7.patch

- CVE-2013-1753 (bnc#856835) gzip decompression bomb in
xmlrpc client: xmlrpc_gzip_27.patch

- python-2.7.6-bdist-rpm.patch: fix broken 'setup.py
bdist_rpm' command (bnc#857470, issue18045)

- multilib patch: add '~/.local/lib64' paths to search
path (bnc#637176)

- CVE-2014-1912-recvfrom_into.patch: fix potential buffer
overflow in socket.recvfrom_into (CVE-2014-1912,
bnc#863741)

- Add Obsoletes/Provides for python-ctypes.

- reintroduce audioop.so as the problems with it seem to
be fixed (bnc#831442)

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-03/msg00044.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=637176
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=831442
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=856835
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=856836
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=857470
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=863741

Solution :

Update the affected python packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 75294 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1752
CVE-2013-1753
CVE-2013-4238
CVE-2014-1912

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