Upstream information

CVE-2013-1633 at MITRE

Description

easy_install in setuptools before 0.7 uses HTTP to retrieve packages from the PyPI repository, and does not perform integrity checks on package contents, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted response to the default use of the product.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.8
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 843759 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 915840 [RESOLVED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3
  • python-setuptools >= 0.6c8-10.19.6.1
Patchnames:
sledsp3-python-setuptools
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP3
  • python-setuptools >= 0.6c8-10.19.6.1
Patchnames:
sdksp3-python-setuptools
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4
  • python-setuptools >= 0.6c11-5.2.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4 GA python-setuptools
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP3
  • python-setuptools >= 0.6c8-10.19.6.1
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 9116


Status of this issue by product and package

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Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 python-setuptools Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP3 python-setuptools Released