openSUSE Security Update : python (openSUSE-SU-2014:0518-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This python updated fixes the following security issue :

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

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-04/msg00035.html
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)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 75320 ()

Bugtraq ID: 65379

CVE ID: CVE-2014-1912

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