openSUSE Security Update : libpython2_6-1_0 (openSUSE-SU-2011:0484-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update of python fixes a possible denial of service bug or
information leakage vulnerability while using user-crafted ftp:// or
file:// URLs with urllib(2). CVE-2011-1521: CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.4
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P)

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2011-05/msg00030.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=682554

Solution :

Update the affected libpython2_6-1_0 packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 75916 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-1521

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