SuSE 11.1 Security Update : Python (SAT Patch Number 4512)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 54641
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Synopsis

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

Description

This update of python fixes a possible denial of service bug or information leakage vulnerability while using user-crafted ftp:// or file:// URLs with urllib(2).

- CVE-2011-1521 : CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.4 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P)

Solution

Apply SAT patch number 4512.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=682554

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-1521.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 54641

File Name: suse_11_libpython2_6-1_0-110506.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/25/2011

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.2

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.4

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/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: 5/6/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1521