GLSA-201401-04 : Python: Multiple vulnerabilities

medium Nessus Plugin ID 71811

Synopsis

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201401-04 (Python: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Python. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could possibly cause a Denial of Service condition or perform a man-in-the-middle attack to disclose sensitive information.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

Solution

All Python 3.3 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-lang/python-3.3.2-r1' All Python 3.2 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-lang/python-3.2.5-r1' All Python 2.6 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-lang/python-2.6.8' All Python 2.7 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-lang/python-2.7.3-r1'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201401-04

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 71811

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201401-04.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Published: 1/7/2014

Updated: 1/6/2021

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.9

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

Temporal Vector: E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:python, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/6/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/27/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-1634, CVE-2010-2089, CVE-2010-3492, CVE-2010-3493, CVE-2011-1015, CVE-2012-0845, CVE-2012-1150, CVE-2013-2099

BID: 40370, 40863, 44533, 46541, 51239, 51996, 59877

GLSA: 201401-04