Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : python (MDVSA-2014:197)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 78613


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


Updated python packages fix security vulnerability :

Python before 2.7.8 is vulnerable to an integer overflow in the buffer type (CVE-2014-7185).


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 78613

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2014-197.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/10/22

Modified: 2014/10/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.4

Temporal Score: 5.6

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/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 Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/10/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-7185

BID: 70089

MDVSA: 2014:197