openSUSE 10 Security Update : python (python-3478)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 27407


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update fixes an off-by-one error in the PyLocale_strxfrm() function which can lead to a memory leak. (CVE-2007-2052)


Update the affected python packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 27407

File Name: suse_python-3478.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/10/17

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-devel, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/05/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-2052

CWE: 189