Fedora 21 : python-2.7.8-8.fc21 (2015-6003)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 82889
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Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

Security fix for CVE-2013-1752

multiple unbound readline() DoS flaws in python stdlib following fixes (which all relates to this CVE) are in this patch :

- poplib: limit maximum line length that we read from the network #16041

- smtplib: limit amount read from the network #16042

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected python package.

See Also

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1046174

http://www.nessus.org/u?c420b962

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 82889

File Name: fedora_2015-6003.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/20/2015

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:python, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:21

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

Patch Publication Date: 4/11/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1752

FEDORA: 2015-6003