Oracle Solaris Third-Party Patch Update : python (multiple_vulnerabilities_in_python) (BEAST)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 80749
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Synopsis

The remote Solaris system is missing a security patch for third-party software.

Description

The remote Solaris system is missing necessary patches to address security updates :

- The SSL protocol, as used in certain configurations in Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera, and other products, encrypts data by using CBC mode with chained initialization vectors, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to obtain plaintext HTTP headers via a blockwise chosen-boundary attack (BCBA) on an HTTPS session, in conjunction with JavaScript code that uses (1) the HTML5 WebSocket API, (2) the Java URLConnection API, or (3) the Silverlight WebClient API, aka a 'BEAST' attack. (CVE-2011-3389)

- SimpleXMLRPCServer.py in SimpleXMLRPCServer in Python before 2.6.8, 2.7.x before 2.7.3, 3.x before 3.1.5, and 3.2.x before 3.2.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and CPU consumption) via an XML-RPC POST request that contains a smaller amount of data than specified by the Content-Length header. (CVE-2012-0845)

- The XML parser (xmlparse.c) in expat before 2.1.0 computes hash values without restricting the ability to trigger hash collisions predictably, which allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via an XML file with many identifiers with the same value. (CVE-2012-0876)

- Python before 2.6.8, 2.7.x before 2.7.3, 3.x before 3.1.5, and 3.2.x before 3.2.3 computes hash values without restricting the ability to trigger hash collisions predictably, which allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via crafted input to an application that maintains a hash table. (CVE-2012-1150)

Solution

Upgrade to Solaris 11.1.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?4a913f44

http://www.nessus.org/u?9a660295

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 80749

File Name: solaris11_python_20130410.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Published: 1/19/2015

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:oracle:solaris:11.1, p-cpe:/a:oracle:solaris:python

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Solaris11/release, Host/Solaris11/pkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 4/10/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-3389, CVE-2012-0845, CVE-2012-0876, CVE-2012-1150