SuSE 11 Security Update : Python (SAT Patch Number 2175)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 50943

Synopsis

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.

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 SAT patch number 2175.

See Also

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

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: 50943

File Name: suse_11_libpython2_6-1_0-100323.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/12/02

Updated: 2016/12/21

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: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libpython2_6-1_0, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libpython2_6-1_0-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:python, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:python-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:python-base, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:python-base-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:python-curses, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:python-demo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:python-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:python-gdbm, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:python-idle, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:python-tk, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:python-xml, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 2010/03/23

Reference Information

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

CWE: 119, 264