openSUSE Security Update : libpython2_6-1_0 (openSUSE-SU-2010:0247-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 46339


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update of python has a copy of libxmlrpc that is vulnerable to denial of service bugs that can occur while processing malformed XML input. CVE-2009-2625: CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (moderate) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P): Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264) CVE-2009-3720: CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P): Insufficient Information (CWE-noinfo) CVE-2009-3560: CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P): Buffer Errors (CWE-119)


Update the affected libpython2_6-1_0 packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 46339

File Name: suse_11_0_libpython2_6-1_0-100328.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/05/15

Modified: 2016/12/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/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: 2010/03/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2625, CVE-2009-3560, CVE-2009-3720

CWE: 119, 264