openSUSE Security Update : python (python-360)

High Nessus Plugin ID 40116


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


Integer Overflows in the python imageop module potentially allowed attackers to execute arbitrary code (CVE-2008-4864).


Update the affected python packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 40116

File Name: suse_11_0_python-081201.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/07/21

Modified: 2014/06/13

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: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-curses, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-demo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-gdbm, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-idle, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-tk, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-xml, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 2008/12/01

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-4864

CWE: 189