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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201401-04

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201401-04
Posted Jan 6, 2014
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201401-4 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Python, worst of which allows remote attackers to cause a Denial of Service condition. Versions less than 3.3.2-r1 are affected.

tags | advisory, remote, denial of service, vulnerability, python
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2010-1634, CVE-2010-2089, CVE-2010-3492, CVE-2010-3493, CVE-2011-1015, CVE-2012-0845, CVE-2012-1150, CVE-2013-2099
SHA-256 | ea1459ef6b2a4cd82ae9954fd97f9d0188e19037466f94dc888a2a8b46709ebc

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201401-04

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Severity: Normal
Title: Python: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: January 06, 2014
Bugs: #325593, #355927, #358663, #396329, #403437, #469988
ID: 201401-04

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Python, worst of which
allows remote attackers to cause a Denial of Service condition.

Background
==========

Python is an interpreted, interactive, object-oriented programming
language.

Affected packages
=================

-------------------------------------------------------------------
Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
-------------------------------------------------------------------
1 dev-lang/python < 3.3.2-r1 *>= 2.7.3-r1
*>= 2.6.8
*>= 3.2.5-r1
>= 3.3.2-r1

Description
===========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Python. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact
======

A remote attacker could possibly cause a Denial of Service condition or
perform man-in-the-middle attack to disclose sensitive information.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All Python 3.3 users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-lang/python-3.3.2-r1"

All Python 3.2 users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-lang/python-3.2.5-r1"

All Python 2.6 users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-lang/python-2.6.8"

All Python 2.7 users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-lang/python-2.7.3-r1"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2010-1634
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-1634
[ 2 ] CVE-2010-2089
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-2089
[ 3 ] CVE-2010-3492
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-3492
[ 4 ] CVE-2010-3493
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-3493
[ 5 ] CVE-2011-1015
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-1015
[ 6 ] CVE-2012-0845
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-0845
[ 7 ] CVE-2012-1150
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-1150
[ 8 ] CVE-2013-2099
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-2099

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201401-04.xml

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2014 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5
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