OracleVM 3.3 : python (OVMSA-2015-0098)

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Synopsis :

The remote OracleVM host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

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

- Add Oracle Linux distribution in platform.py [orabug
21288328] (Keshav Sharma)

- Enable use of deepcopy with instance methods Resolves:
rhbz#1223037

- Since -libs now provide python-ordered dict, added
ordereddict dist-info to site-packages Resolves:
rhbz#1199997

- Fix CVE-2014-7185/4650/1912 (CVE-2013-1752) Resolves:
rhbz#1206572

- Fix logging module error when multiprocessing module is
not initialized Resolves: rhbz#1204966

- Add provides for python-ordereddict Resolves:
rhbz#1199997

- Let ConfigParse handle options without values

- Add check phase to specfile, fix and skip relevant
failing tests Resolves: rhbz#1031709

- Make Popen.communicate catch EINTR error Resolves:
rhbz#1073165

- Add choices for sort option of cProfile for better
output Resolves: rhbz#1160640

- Make multiprocessing ignore EINTR Resolves: rhbz#1180864

- Fix iteration over files with very long lines Resolves:
rhbz#794632

- Fix subprocess.Popen.communicate being broken by SIGCHLD
handler. Resolves: rhbz#1065537

- Rebuild against latest valgrind-devel. Resolves:
rhbz#1142170

- Bump release up to ensure proper upgrade path. Related:
rhbz#958256

- Fix multilib dependencies. Resolves: rhbz#958256

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/oraclevm-errata/2015-July/000346.html

Solution :

Update the affected python / python-libs packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.6
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: OracleVM Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 85139 ()

Bugtraq ID: 63804
70089

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1752
CVE-2014-7185

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