SuSE 10 Security Update : Python (ZYPP Patch Number 2167)

High Nessus Plugin ID 29559


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


A buffer overflow within python's repr() function has been fixed. The CAN number CVE-2006-4980 has been assigned to this issue.


Apply ZYPP patch number 2167.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 29559

File Name: suse_python-2167.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/12/13

Modified: 2012/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2006/10/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-4980