openSUSE Security Update : python (openSUSE-SU-2014:1041-1)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 77294
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Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This python update fixes the following security and no security issues :

- CGIHTTPServer file disclosure and directory traversal through URL-encoded characters (CVE-2014-4650, bnc#885882)

- remove link count optimizations that are incorrect on btrfs (and possibly other filesystems)

Solution

Update the affected python packages.

See Also

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

https://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-08/msg00028.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 77294

File Name: openSUSE-2014-505.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/21/2014

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

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: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libpython2_7-1_0, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libpython2_7-1_0-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libpython2_7-1_0-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libpython2_7-1_0-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-base, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-base-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-base-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-base-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-base-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-curses, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-curses-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-demo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-doc-pdf, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-gdbm, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-gdbm-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-idle, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-tk, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-tk-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-xml, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-xml-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 8/11/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/20/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-4650