Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : python (MDVSA-2014:074)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 73449
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Synopsis

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

Updated python package fixes security vulnerabilities :

Denial of service flaws due to unbound readline() calls in the imaplib, poplib, and smtplib modules (CVE-2013-1752).

A gzip bomb and unbound read denial of service flaw in python XMLRPC library (CVE-2013-1753).

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0139.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 73449

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2014-074.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Published: 4/10/2014

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64python-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64python2.7, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:python, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:python-docs, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:tkinter, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:tkinter-apps, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:1

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/9/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1752, CVE-2013-1753

BID: 63804, 66958

MDVSA: 2014:074