SuSE 10 Security Update : Python (ZYPP Patch Number 6946)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 49922

Synopsis

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

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

Apply ZYPP patch number 6946.

See Also

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-2625.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-3560.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-3720.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 49922

File Name: suse_python-6946.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/10/11

Updated: 2016/12/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

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: 2010/03/26

Reference Information

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

CWE: 119, 264