SuSE 10 Security Update : python (ZYPP Patch Number 7509)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 54643


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


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)


Apply ZYPP patch number 7509.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 54643

File Name: suse_python-7509.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/05/25

Modified: 2012/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/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: 2011/05/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1521