Oracle Solaris Third-Party Patch Update : python (cve_2014_7185_integer_overflow)

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Synopsis :

The remote Solaris system is missing a security patch for third-party
software.

Description :

The remote Solaris system is missing necessary patches to address
security updates :

- Integer overflow in bufferobject.c in Python before
2.7.8 allows context-dependent attackers to obtain
sensitive information from process memory via a large
size and offset in a 'buffer' function. (CVE-2014-7185)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?b5f8def1
http://www.nessus.org/u?ae028525

Solution :

Upgrade to Solaris 11.2.4.6.0.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Solaris Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 80750 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-7185

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