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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.1.4.2014.1012.1
Category:SuSE Local Security Checks
Title:SUSE: Security Advisory (SUSE-SU-2014:1012-1)
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'Python' package(s) announced via the SUSE-SU-2014:1012-1 advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'Python' package(s) announced via the SUSE-SU-2014:1012-1 advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
Python has been updated to version 2.6.9, which brings many fixes for bugs and security issues:

* SSL Root Certificate validation is now enabled by default.
(bnc#827982)
* Fixed a overflow in socket.recvfrom_into where incorrect python
programs could have been exploited remotely via a buffer overrun.
(CVE-2014-1912)
* Multiple unbound readline() DoS flaws in python stdlib have been
fixed. (CVE-2013-1752)
* Handling of embedded 0 in SSL certificate fields has been fixed.
(CVE-2013-4238)
* CGIHTTPServer file disclosure and directory traversal through
URL-encoded characters has been fixed. (CVE-2014-4650)

Additionally, the following non-security issues have been fixed:

* Turn off OpenSSL's aggressive optimizations that conflict with
Python's GC. (bnc#859068)
* Fix usage of MD5 in hmac module when the cipher is not available in
FIPS mode. (bnc#847135)
* Update 'urlparse' module to correctly parse IPv6 addresses.
(bnc#872848)
* Correctly enable IPv6 support.

Security Issues:

* CVE-2013-4238
* CVE-2014-1912
* CVE-2013-1752
* CVE-2014-4650

Affected Software/OS:
'Python' package(s) on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1

Solution:
Please install the updated package(s).

CVSS Score:
7.5

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

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2013-1752
https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/12/27/9
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2013-4238
Bugtraq: 20141205 NEW: VMSA-2014-0012 - VMware vSphere product updates address security vulnerabilities (Google Search)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/534161/100/0/threaded
Debian Security Information: DSA-2880 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-2880
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2014/Dec/23
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2013:1582
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1582.html
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2013:1437 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-09/msg00026.html
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2013:1438 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-09/msg00027.html
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2013:1439 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-09/msg00028.html
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2013:1440 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-09/msg00029.html
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2013:1462 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-09/msg00042.html
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2013:1463 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-09/msg00043.html
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2020:0086 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2020-01/msg00040.html
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1982-1
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2014-1912
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2015/Aug/msg00001.html
BugTraq ID: 65379
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/65379
http://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/31875
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201503-10
http://pastebin.com/raw.php?i=GHXSmNEg
https://www.trustedsec.com/february-2014/python-remote-code-execution-socket-recvfrom_into/
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/02/12/16
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2015:1064
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1064.html
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2015:1330
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1330.html
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1029831
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2014:0518 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-04/msg00035.html
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2014:0597 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-05/msg00008.html
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2125-1
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2014-4650
http://bugs.python.org/issue21766
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/06/26/3
RedHat Security Advisories: Red Hat
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2014-4650
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