SUSE SLES12 Security Update : python-pycrypto (SUSE-SU-2017:2350-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 120005
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VPR Score: 5.9

Synopsis

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

Description

This update for python-pycrypto fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2013-7459: Fixed a potential heap buffer overflow in ALGnew (bsc#1017420). python-paramiko was adjusted to work together with this python-pycrypto change.
(bsc#1047666)

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Solution

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

SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7:zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-7-2017-1457=1

SUSE OpenStack Cloud 6:zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-6-2017-1457=1

SUSE Manager Tools 12:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Manager-Tools-12-2017-1457=1

SUSE Manager Server 3.1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SUSE-Manager-Server-3.1-2017-1457=1

SUSE Manager Server 3.0:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SUSE-Manager-Server-3.0-2017-1457=1

SUSE Manager Proxy 3.1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SUSE-Manager-Proxy-3.1-2017-1457=1

SUSE Manager Proxy 3.0:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SUSE-Manager-Proxy-3.0-2017-1457=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-POS-12-SP2-2017-1457=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Web Scripting 12:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Web-Scripting-12-2017-1457=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Public Cloud 12:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Public-Cloud-12-2017-1457=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Advanced Systems Management 12:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Adv-Systems-Management-12-2017-1457=1

SUSE Enterprise Storage 4:zypper in -t patch SUSE-Storage-4-2017-1457=1

SUSE Enterprise Storage 3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-Storage-3-2017-1457=1

SUSE Container as a Service Platform ALL:zypper in -t patch SUSE-CAASP-ALL-2017-1457=1

OpenStack Cloud Magnum Orchestration 7:zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-Magnum-Orchestration-7-2017-1457=1

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

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1017420

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1047666

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-7459/

http://www.nessus.org/u?5737ad80

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 120005

File Name: suse_SU-2017-2350-1.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/2/2019

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:python-pycrypto, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:python-pycrypto-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/5/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/15/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-7459