SuSE 10 Security Update : Python (ZYPP Patch Number 5490)

high Nessus Plugin ID 33923

Synopsis

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

Description

This update of python fixes several security vulnerabilities.
(CVE-2008-1679 / CVE-2008-1887 / CVE-2008-3143 / CVE-2008-3142 / CVE-2008-3144 / CVE-2008-2315 / CVE-2008-2316) Note: for SLE10 a non-security bug in mmap was fixed too.

Solution

Apply ZYPP patch number 5490.

See Also

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2008-1679.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2008-1887.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2008-2315.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2008-2316.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2008-3142.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2008-3143.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2008-3144.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 33923

File Name: suse_python-5490.nasl

Version: 1.21

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/17/2008

Updated: 1/14/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

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: 7/31/2008

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-1679, CVE-2008-1887, CVE-2008-2315, CVE-2008-2316, CVE-2008-3142, CVE-2008-3143, CVE-2008-3144

CWE: 119, 189