Fedora 23 : python (2016-d3a529aad6)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 92173

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VPR Score: 5.9

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

Added patch for fixing possible integer overflow and heap corruption in zipimporter.get_data()

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Solution

Update the affected python package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2016-d3a529aad6

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 92173

File Name: fedora_2016-d3a529aad6.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/07/14

Updated: 2020/06/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

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

CVSS v3.0

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:fedoraproject:fedora:python, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:23

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/06/17

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/09/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-5636