openSUSE Security Update : python (openSUSE-2016-906)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 92595

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

Python was updated to fix three security issues.

The following vulnerabilities were fixed :

- CVE-2016-0772: TLS stripping attack on smtplib (bsc#984751)

- CVE-2016-5636: zipimporter heap overflow (bsc#985177)

- CVE-2016-5699: httplib header injection (bsc#985348)

This update also includes all upstream bug fixes and improvements in Python 2.7.12.

It also includes the following packaging changes :

- reintroduce support for CA directory path

The following tracked packaging issues were fixed :

- broken overflow checks (bsc#964182)

Solution

Update the affected python packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=964182

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=984751

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=985177

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=985348

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 92595

File Name: openSUSE-2016-906.nasl

Version: 2.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/07/28

Updated: 2019/04/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libpython2_7-1_0, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libpython2_7-1_0-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libpython2_7-1_0-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libpython2_7-1_0-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-base, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-base-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-base-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-base-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-base-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-curses, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-curses-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-demo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-doc-pdf, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-gdbm, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-gdbm-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-idle, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-tk, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-tk-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-xml, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-xml-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.2, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.1

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/07/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-0772, CVE-2016-5636, CVE-2016-5699