Photon OS 2.0: Python2 PHSA-2019-2.0-0171

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 128720

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VPR Score: 2.2

Synopsis

The remote PhotonOS host is missing multiple security updates.

Description

An update of the python2 package has been released.

Solution

Update the affected Linux packages.

See Also

https://github.com/vmware/photon/wiki/Security-Updates-2-171.md

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 128720

File Name: PhotonOS_PHSA-2019-2_0-0171_python2.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 2019/09/12

Updated: 2019/12/30

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 2.2

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-20852

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.6

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:vmware:photonos:python2, cpe:/o:vmware:photonos:2.0

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/08/02

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/07/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-20852