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

medium Nessus Plugin ID 46343

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Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

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)

Solution

Update the affected libpython2_6-1_0 packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=581765

https://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2010-05/msg00014.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 46343

File Name: suse_11_2_libpython2_6-1_0-100329.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/15/2010

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libpython2_6-1_0, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libpython2_6-1_0-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-base, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-base-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:11.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 3/29/2010

Reference Information

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

CWE: 119, 264