Upstream information

CVE-2011-4940 at MITRE

Description

The list_directory function in Lib/SimpleHTTPServer.py in SimpleHTTPServer in Python before 2.5.6c1, 2.6.x before 2.6.7 rc2, and 2.7.x before 2.7.2 does not place a charset parameter in the Content-Type HTTP header, which makes it easier for remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks against Internet Explorer 7 via UTF-7 encoding.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having low severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 2.6
Vector AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 752375 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 769016 [RESOLVED / DUPLICATE]

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Status of this issue by product and package

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Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP3 python Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP4 python Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1 python Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2 python Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 python Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP4 python Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP1 python Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP2 python Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP3 python Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 python Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP3 python Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 python Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 LTSS python Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 python Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 LTSS python Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 python Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS python Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 python Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS python Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 python Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP AIO 11 SP1 python Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP2 python Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP3 python Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP ES 11 SP1 python Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11 SP2 python Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11 SP3 python Released