Fedora 17 : python-pip-1.3.1-4.fc17 (2013-13213)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 69063

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

Fix potential DOS with specially crafted malicious SSL certs. Backing out rename of pip binary to fix #958377 and updating package summary to match upstream's description. Backing out rename of pip binary to fix #958377 and updating package summary to match upstream's description.

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-pip package.

See Also

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=963260

http://www.nessus.org/u?74a3b6bc

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 69063

File Name: fedora_2013-13213.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/26/2013

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:python-pip, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:17

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

Patch Publication Date: 7/18/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-2099

FEDORA: 2013-13213