openSUSE Security Update : python3 (openSUSE-SU-2014:0498-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 75315
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

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Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

Python was updated to 3.3.5 fixing bugs and security issues :

- bugfix-only release, closes several security bugs

- CVE-2013-1752 (bnc#856836) - DoS flaws with unbounded reads from network

- disable SSLv2 by default

- DoS on maliciously crafted zip files (CVE-2013-7338, bnc#869222)

- CGIHttpRequestHandler directory traversal

- gzip decompression bomb in xmlrpc client (CVE-2013-1753, bnc#856835) xmlrpc_gzip_33.patch

- potential buffer overflow in recvfrom_into (CVE-2014-1912, bnc#863741)

- hundreds of non-security-related bugfixes

Solution

Update the affected python3 packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=856835

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=856836

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=863741

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=869222

https://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-04/msg00020.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 75315

File Name: openSUSE-2014-278.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/13/2014

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libpython3_3m1_0, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libpython3_3m1_0-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libpython3_3m1_0-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libpython3_3m1_0-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python3, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python3-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python3-base, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python3-base-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python3-base-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python3-base-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python3-base-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python3-curses, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python3-curses-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python3-dbm, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python3-dbm-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python3-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python3-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python3-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python3-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python3-devel-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python3-doc-pdf, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python3-idle, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python3-testsuite, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python3-testsuite-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python3-tk, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python3-tk-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python3-tools, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.1

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/28/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/18/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1752, CVE-2013-1753, CVE-2013-4238, CVE-2013-7338, CVE-2014-1912