SuSE 11.3 Security Update : Python (SAT Patch Number 9581)

This script is Copyright (C) 2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

This update for Python provides fixes for the following issues :

- CGIHTTPServer file disclosure and directory traversal
through URL-encoded characters. (CVE-2014-4650)

- The 'urlparse' module has been updated to correctly
parse IPv6 addresses. (bnc#872848)

- Correctly enable IPv6 support.

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=872848
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=885882
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-4650.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 9581.

Risk factor :

High

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 77180 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-4650

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