SuSE 11.3 Security Update : Python (SAT Patch Number 9581)

high Nessus Plugin ID 77180
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Synopsis

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

This update for Python provides fixes for the following issues :

- CGIHTTPServer file disclosure and directory traversal through URL-encoded characters. (CVE-2014-4650)

- The 'urlparse' module has been updated to correctly parse IPv6 addresses. (bnc#872848)

- Correctly enable IPv6 support.

Solution

Apply SAT patch number 9581.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=872848

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=885882

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-4650.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 77180

File Name: suse_11_python-201408-140728.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/13/2014

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libpython2_6-1_0, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libpython2_6-1_0-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:python, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:python-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:python-base, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:python-base-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:python-curses, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:python-demo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:python-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:python-doc, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:python-doc-pdf, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:python-gdbm, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:python-idle, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:python-tk, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:python-xml, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 7/28/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-4650