SuSE9 Security Update : Python (YOU Patch Number 12316)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 41260

Synopsis

The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description

Integer overflows in the python imageop module and in the expandtabs method potentially allowed attackers to execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2008-4864, CVE-2008-5031)

Solution

Apply YOU patch number 12316.

See Also

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2008-4864.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2008-5031.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 41260

File Name: suse9_12316.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/24/2009

Updated: 1/14/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/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: 12/3/2008

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-4864, CVE-2008-5031

CWE: 189