SuSE 11 Security Update : Python (SAT Patch Number 3491)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 51134

Synopsis

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

Description

The following issues have been fixed :

- a race condition in the accept() implementation of smtpd.py could lead to a denial of service.
(CVE-2010-3493)

- integer overflows and insufficient size checks could crash the audioop module. (CVE-2010-2089 / CVE-2010-1634)

Solution

Apply SAT patch number 3491.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=609759

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=609761

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=638233

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-1634.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-2089.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-3493.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 51134

File Name: suse_11_libpython2_6-1_0-101028.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/12/12

Updated: 2013/10/25

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: 2010/10/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-1634, CVE-2010-2089, CVE-2010-3493