openSUSE Security Update : python (openSUSE-SU-2014:1046-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This python update fixes the following security and non security
issues :

- CGIHTTPServer file disclosure and directory traversal
through URL-encoded characters (CVE-2014-4650,
bnc#885882)

- remove link count optimizations that are incorrect on
btrfs (and possibly other filesystems)

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-08/msg00033.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=885882

Solution :

Update the affected python packages.

Risk factor :

Medium

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 77293 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-4650

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