OracleVM 3.3 : python (OVMSA-2015-0098)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 85139


The remote OracleVM host is missing one or more security updates.


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

- Add Oracle Linux distribution in [orabug 21288328] (Keshav Sharma)

- Enable use of deepcopy with instance methods Resolves:

- Since -libs now provide python-ordered dict, added ordereddict dist-info to site-packages Resolves:

- Fix CVE-2014-7185/4650/1912 (CVE-2013-1752) Resolves:

- Fix logging module error when multiprocessing module is not initialized Resolves: rhbz#1204966

- Add provides for python-ordereddict Resolves:

- Let ConfigParse handle options without values

- Add check phase to specfile, fix and skip relevant failing tests Resolves: rhbz#1031709

- Make Popen.communicate catch EINTR error Resolves:

- Add choices for sort option of cProfile for better output Resolves: rhbz#1160640

- Make multiprocessing ignore EINTR Resolves: rhbz#1180864

- Fix iteration over files with very long lines Resolves:

- Fix subprocess.Popen.communicate being broken by SIGCHLD handler. Resolves: rhbz#1065537

- Rebuild against latest valgrind-devel. Resolves:

- Bump release up to ensure proper upgrade path. Related:

- Fix multilib dependencies. Resolves: rhbz#958256


Update the affected python / python-libs packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 85139

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2015-0098.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/07/31

Modified: 2017/02/14

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:oracle:vm:python, p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:python-libs, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.3

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/07/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1752, CVE-2014-7185

BID: 63804, 70089

OSVDB: 101381, 101382, 101383, 101384, 101385, 101386, 112028