openSUSE Security Update : python3 (openSUSE-SU-2014:0498-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

Python was updated to 3.3.5 fixing bugs and security issues :

- bugfix-only release, closes several security bugs

- CVE-2013-1752 (bnc#856836) - DoS flaws with unbounded
reads from network

- disable SSLv2 by default

- DoS on maliciously crafted zip files (CVE-2013-7338,
bnc#869222)

- CGIHttpRequestHandler directory traversal

- gzip decompression bomb in xmlrpc client (CVE-2013-1753,
bnc#856835) xmlrpc_gzip_33.patch

- potential buffer overflow in recvfrom_into
(CVE-2014-1912, bnc#863741)

- hundreds of non-security-related bugfixes

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-04/msg00020.html
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=863741
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=869222

Solution :

Update the affected python3 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: 75315 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1752
CVE-2013-1753
CVE-2013-4238
CVE-2013-7338
CVE-2014-1912

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