Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : python (MDVSA-2008:013)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 37485
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Synopsis

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

Multiple integer overflows were found in python's imageop module. If an application written in python used the imageop module to process untrusted images, it could cause the application to crash, enter an infinite loop, or possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the python interpreter.

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 37485

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2008-013.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Published: 4/23/2009

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64python2.4, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64python2.4-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64python2.5, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64python2.5-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libpython2.4, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libpython2.4-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libpython2.5, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libpython2.5-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:python, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:python-base, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:python-docs, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:tkinter, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:tkinter-apps, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2007, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2007.1, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2008.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 1/14/2008

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-4965

MDVSA: 2008:013

CWE: 189