Patch  oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7152
DSA-1977 python2.4 python2.5 -- several vulnerabilities  

Jukka Taimisto, Tero Rontti and Rauli Kaksonen discovered that the embedded Expat copy in the interpreter for the Python language, does not properly process malformed or crafted XML files. This vulnerability could allow an attacker to cause a denial of service while parsing a malformed XML file. In addition, this update fixes an integer overflow in the hashlib module in python2.5. This vulnerability could allow an attacker to defeat cryptographic digests. It only affects the oldstable distribution.
Create Date: 2010-05-24 Last Update Date: 2014-06-23

Affected Platforms/Products

Affected Products (CPE + CVE references)
Platforms: unix (from OVAL definitions) Products: unix
  • Debian GNU/Linux 4.0
  • Debian GNU/Linux 5.0
  • python2.4 python2.5

References

Criteria

The patch should be installed
IF : Any one of the following are true
IF : All of the following are true Release section
Prerequisites (Extended Definitions)
Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 is installed. oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6461
IF : Any one of the following are true Architecture section
IF : All of the following are true Architecture dependent section
IF : Any one of the following are true Packages section
IF : python2.5-dbg is earlier than 2.5-5+etch2
Linux : Debian DPKG Test :  python2.5-dbg is earlier than 2.5-5+etch2 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Linux : Debian DPKG Package python2.5-dbg package information
python2.5-dbg
RPM Version less than 0:2.5-5+etch2 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : dpkginfo_state 
IF : python2.5 is earlier than 2.5-5+etch2
Linux : Debian DPKG Test :  python2.5 is earlier than 2.5-5+etch2 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Linux : Debian DPKG Package python2.5 package information
python2.5
RPM Version less than 0:2.5-5+etch2 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : dpkginfo_state 
IF : python2.4 is earlier than 2.4.4-3+etch3
Linux : Debian DPKG Test :  python2.4 is earlier than 2.4.4-3+etch3 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Linux : Debian DPKG Package python2.4 package information
python2.4
RPM Version less than 0:2.4.4-3+etch3 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : dpkginfo_state 
IF : python2.5-minimal is earlier than 2.5-5+etch2
Linux : Debian DPKG Test :  python2.5-minimal is earlier than 2.5-5+etch2 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Linux : Debian DPKG Package python2.5-minimal package information
python2.5-minimal
RPM Version less than 0:2.5-5+etch2 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : dpkginfo_state 
IF : python2.4-dbg is earlier than 2.4.4-3+etch3
Linux : Debian DPKG Test :  python2.4-dbg is earlier than 2.4.4-3+etch3 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Linux : Debian DPKG Package python2.4-dbg package information
python2.4-dbg
RPM Version less than 0:2.4.4-3+etch3 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : dpkginfo_state 
IF : python2.4-dev is earlier than 2.4.4-3+etch3
Linux : Debian DPKG Test :  python2.4-dev is earlier than 2.4.4-3+etch3 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Linux : Debian DPKG Package python2.4-dev package information
python2.4-dev
RPM Version less than 0:2.4.4-3+etch3 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : dpkginfo_state 
IF : python2.4-minimal is earlier than 2.4.4-3+etch3
Linux : Debian DPKG Test :  python2.4-minimal is earlier than 2.4.4-3+etch3 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Linux : Debian DPKG Package python2.4-minimal package information
python2.4-minimal
RPM Version less than 0:2.4.4-3+etch3 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : dpkginfo_state 
IF : python2.5-dev is earlier than 2.5-5+etch2
Linux : Debian DPKG Test :  python2.5-dev is earlier than 2.5-5+etch2 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Linux : Debian DPKG Package python2.5-dev package information
python2.5-dev
RPM Version less than 0:2.5-5+etch2 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : dpkginfo_state 
IF : Any one of the following are true Supported architectures section
IF : Installed architecture is arm
Uname Test :  Installed architecture is arm 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unix : uname Object The single uname object.
Output of "uname -a"
processor_type (equals) arm
processor_type is arm unix : uname_state 
IF : Installed architecture is mipsel
Uname Test :  Installed architecture is mipsel 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unix : uname Object The single uname object.
Output of "uname -a"
processor_type (equals) mipsel
processor_type is mipsel unix : uname_state 
IF : Installed architecture is alpha
Uname Test :  Installed architecture is alpha 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unix : uname Object The single uname object.
Output of "uname -a"
processor_type (equals) alpha
processor_type is alpha unix : uname_state 
IF : Installed architecture is ia64
Uname Test :  Installed architecture is ia64 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unix : uname Object The single uname object.
Output of "uname -a"
processor_type (equals) ia64
processor_type is ia64 unix : uname_state 
IF : Installed architecture is mips
Uname Test :  Installed architecture is mips 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unix : uname Object The single uname object.
Output of "uname -a"
processor_type (equals) mips
processor_type is mips unix : uname_state 
IF : Installed architecture is i386
Uname Test :  Installed architecture is i386 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unix : uname Object The single uname object.
Output of "uname -a"
processor_type (equals) i686
processor_type is i686 unix : uname_state 
IF : Installed architecture is powerpc
Uname Test :  Installed architecture is powerpc 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unix : uname Object The single uname object.
Output of "uname -a"
processor_type (equals) ppc
processor_type is ppc unix : uname_state 
IF : Installed architecture is sparc
Uname Test :  Installed architecture is sparc 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unix : uname Object The single uname object.
Output of "uname -a"
processor_type (equals) sparc
processor_type is sparc unix : uname_state 
IF : Installed architecture is amd64
Uname Test :  Installed architecture is amd64 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unix : uname Object The single uname object.
Output of "uname -a"
processor_type (equals) x86-64
processor_type is x86-64 unix : uname_state 
IF : Installed architecture is s390
Uname Test :  Installed architecture is s390 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unix : uname Object The single uname object.
Output of "uname -a"
processor_type (equals) s390x
processor_type is s390x unix : uname_state 
IF : All of the following are true Architecture independent section
IF : Installed architecture is all
Uname Test :  Installed architecture is all 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unix : uname Object The single uname object.
Output of "uname -a"
IF : Any one of the following are true Packages section
IF : python2.4-examples is earlier than 2.4.4-3+etch3
Linux : Debian DPKG Test :  python2.4-examples is earlier than 2.4.4-3+etch3 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Linux : Debian DPKG Package python2.4-examples package information
python2.4-examples
RPM Version less than 0:2.4.4-3+etch3 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : dpkginfo_state 
IF : idle-python2.4 is earlier than 2.4.4-3+etch3
Linux : Debian DPKG Test :  idle-python2.4 is earlier than 2.4.4-3+etch3 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Linux : Debian DPKG Package idle-python2.4 package information
idle-python2.4
RPM Version less than 0:2.4.4-3+etch3 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : dpkginfo_state 
IF : python2.5-examples is earlier than 2.5-5+etch2
Linux : Debian DPKG Test :  python2.5-examples is earlier than 2.5-5+etch2 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Linux : Debian DPKG Package python2.5-examples package information
python2.5-examples
RPM Version less than 0:2.5-5+etch2 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : dpkginfo_state 
IF : idle-python2.5 is earlier than 2.5-5+etch2
Linux : Debian DPKG Test :  idle-python2.5 is earlier than 2.5-5+etch2 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Linux : Debian DPKG Package idle-python2.5 package information
idle-python2.5
RPM Version less than 0:2.5-5+etch2 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : dpkginfo_state 
IF : All of the following are true Release section
Prerequisites (Extended Definitions)
Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6513
IF : Any one of the following are true Architecture section
IF : python2.4 is earlier than 2.4.6-1+lenny1
Linux : Debian DPKG Test :  python2.4 is earlier than 2.4.6-1+lenny1 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Linux : Debian DPKG Package python2.4 package information
python2.4
RPM Version less than 0:2.4.6-1+lenny1 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : dpkginfo_state 
IF : python2.5-minimal is earlier than 2.5.2-15+lenny1
Linux : Debian DPKG Test :  python2.5-minimal is earlier than 2.5.2-15+lenny1 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Linux : Debian DPKG Package python2.5-minimal package information
python2.5-minimal
RPM Version less than 0:2.5.2-15+lenny1 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : dpkginfo_state 
IF : python2.4-dbg is earlier than 2.4.6-1+lenny1
Linux : Debian DPKG Test :  python2.4-dbg is earlier than 2.4.6-1+lenny1 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Linux : Debian DPKG Package python2.4-dbg package information
python2.4-dbg
RPM Version less than 0:2.4.6-1+lenny1 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : dpkginfo_state 
IF : python2.5-dbg is earlier than 2.5.2-15+lenny1
Linux : Debian DPKG Test :  python2.5-dbg is earlier than 2.5.2-15+lenny1 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Linux : Debian DPKG Package python2.5-dbg package information
python2.5-dbg
RPM Version less than 0:2.5.2-15+lenny1 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : dpkginfo_state 
IF : python2.5-dev is earlier than 2.5.2-15+lenny1
Linux : Debian DPKG Test :  python2.5-dev is earlier than 2.5.2-15+lenny1 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Linux : Debian DPKG Package python2.5-dev package information
python2.5-dev
RPM Version less than 0:2.5.2-15+lenny1 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : dpkginfo_state 
IF : python2.5 is earlier than 2.5.2-15+lenny1
Linux : Debian DPKG Test :  python2.5 is earlier than 2.5.2-15+lenny1 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Linux : Debian DPKG Package python2.5 package information
python2.5
RPM Version less than 0:2.5.2-15+lenny1 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : dpkginfo_state 
IF : python2.4-minimal is earlier than 2.4.6-1+lenny1
Linux : Debian DPKG Test :  python2.4-minimal is earlier than 2.4.6-1+lenny1 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Linux : Debian DPKG Package python2.4-minimal package information
python2.4-minimal
RPM Version less than 0:2.4.6-1+lenny1 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : dpkginfo_state 
IF : python2.4-dev is earlier than 2.4.6-1+lenny1
Linux : Debian DPKG Test :  python2.4-dev is earlier than 2.4.6-1+lenny1 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Linux : Debian DPKG Package python2.4-dev package information
python2.4-dev
RPM Version less than 0:2.4.6-1+lenny1 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : dpkginfo_state 
IF : All of the following are true Architecture dependent section
IF : Installed architecture is arm
Uname Test :  Installed architecture is arm 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unix : uname Object The single uname object.
Output of "uname -a"
processor_type (equals) arm
processor_type is arm unix : uname_state 
IF : Any one of the following are true Packages section
IF : python2.4-dev is earlier than 2.4.6-1+lenny1
Linux : Debian DPKG Test :  python2.4-dev is earlier than 2.4.6-1+lenny1 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Linux : Debian DPKG Package python2.4-dev package information
python2.4-dev
RPM Version less than 0:2.4.6-1+lenny1 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : dpkginfo_state 
IF : python2.4-minimal is earlier than 2.4.6-1+lenny1
Linux : Debian DPKG Test :  python2.4-minimal is earlier than 2.4.6-1+lenny1 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Linux : Debian DPKG Package python2.4-minimal package information
python2.4-minimal
RPM Version less than 0:2.4.6-1+lenny1 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : dpkginfo_state 
IF : python2.4-dbg is earlier than 2.4.6-1+lenny1
Linux : Debian DPKG Test :  python2.4-dbg is earlier than 2.4.6-1+lenny1 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Linux : Debian DPKG Package python2.4-dbg package information
python2.4-dbg
RPM Version less than 0:2.4.6-1+lenny1 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : dpkginfo_state 
IF : python2.4 is earlier than 2.4.6-1+lenny1
Linux : Debian DPKG Test :  python2.4 is earlier than 2.4.6-1+lenny1 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Linux : Debian DPKG Package python2.4 package information
python2.4
RPM Version less than 0:2.4.6-1+lenny1 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : dpkginfo_state 
IF : All of the following are true Architecture independent section
IF : Installed architecture is all
Uname Test :  Installed architecture is all 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unix : uname Object The single uname object.
Output of "uname -a"
IF : Any one of the following are true Packages section
IF : idle-python2.4 is earlier than 2.4.6-1+lenny1
Linux : Debian DPKG Test :  idle-python2.4 is earlier than 2.4.6-1+lenny1 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Linux : Debian DPKG Package idle-python2.4 package information
idle-python2.4
RPM Version less than 0:2.4.6-1+lenny1 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : dpkginfo_state 
IF : python2.5-examples is earlier than 2.5.2-15+lenny1
Linux : Debian DPKG Test :  python2.5-examples is earlier than 2.5.2-15+lenny1 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Linux : Debian DPKG Package python2.5-examples package information
python2.5-examples
RPM Version less than 0:2.5.2-15+lenny1 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : dpkginfo_state 
IF : python2.4-examples is earlier than 2.4.6-1+lenny1
Linux : Debian DPKG Test :  python2.4-examples is earlier than 2.4.6-1+lenny1 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Linux : Debian DPKG Package python2.4-examples package information
python2.4-examples
RPM Version less than 0:2.4.6-1+lenny1 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : dpkginfo_state 
IF : idle-python2.5 is earlier than 2.5.2-15+lenny1
Linux : Debian DPKG Test :  idle-python2.5 is earlier than 2.5.2-15+lenny1 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Linux : Debian DPKG Package idle-python2.5 package information
idle-python2.5
RPM Version less than 0:2.5.2-15+lenny1 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : dpkginfo_state 

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