SuSE 10 Security Update : Python (ZYPP Patch Number 5837)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 41581


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


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)


Apply ZYPP patch number 5837.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 41581

File Name: suse_python-5837.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/24

Modified: 2012/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Vector: CVSS2#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: 2008/12/01

Reference Information

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

CWE: 189