Fedora 16 : python-2.7.3-1.fc16 / python-docs-2.7.3-1.fc16 (2012-5924) (BEAST)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 58997

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

Rebase of Python 2 ('python' and 'python-docs') from 2.7.2 to 2.7.3 bringing in security fixes, along with other bugfixes.

See http://python.org/download/releases/2.7.3/

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected python and / or python-docs packages.

See Also

https://www.python.org/download/releases/2.7.3/

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=750555

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=789790

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=812068

http://www.nessus.org/u?16ed5efa

http://www.nessus.org/u?b6c0f47e

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 58997

File Name: fedora_2012-5924.nasl

Version: 1.16

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/05/07

Updated: 2018/12/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:python, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:python-docs, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:16

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/04/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-3389, CVE-2012-0845, CVE-2012-1150

BID: 49778, 51239, 51996

FEDORA: 2012-5924