SuSE 11.3 Security Update : Python (SAT Patch Number 9996)

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Python was updated to fix one security issue :

- Potential wraparound/overflow in buffer()
(CVE-2014-7185) As an additional hardening measure SSLv2
has been disabled. (bnc#901715)

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=898572
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=901715
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-7185.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 9996.

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: 79619 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-7185

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