SUSE SLED11 Security Update : Recommended update for python-setuptools (SUSE-SU-2015:1651-1)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

python-setuptools was updated to fix one security issue.

The following vulnerability was fixed :

- CVE-2013-7440: Non-RFC6125-compliant host name matching
was incorrect (bsc#930189)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.suse.com/930189
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-7440.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?59bdccd0

Solution :

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch sdksp4-python-setuptools-12111=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch sdksp3-python-setuptools-12111=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch sledsp4-python-setuptools-12111=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch sledsp3-python-setuptools-12111=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:U/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 86217 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-7440

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