SuSE 11.3 Security Update : python (SAT Patch Number 8892)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 72873
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This update for Python fixes the following security issues : - SSL module does not handle certificates that contain hostnames with NULL bytes. (CVE-2013-4238). (bnc#834601) - Various stdlib read flaws. (CVE-2013-1752) Additionally, the following non-security issues have been fixed:. (bnc#856836) - Turn off OpenSSL's aggressive optimizations that conflict with Python's GC. (bnc#859068) - Setting fips=1 at boot time causes problems with Python due to MD5 usage. (bnc#847135)