SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : python3 (SUSE-SU-2018:0934-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 109028

Synopsis

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

This update for python3 fixes the following issues: Security issue
fixed :

- CVE-2017-18207: Fixed possible denial of service
vulnerability by adding a check to Lib/wave.py that
verifies that at least one channel is provided
(bsc#1083507). Bug fixes :

- Require python-Sphinx-latex for building on Leap 42.3 or
newer.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution

To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended
installation methods like YaST online_update or 'zypper patch'.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP3:zypper in -t
patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP3-2018-632=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2018-632=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Web Scripting 12:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-Module-Web-Scripting-12-2018-632=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2018-632=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1083507

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-18207/

http://www.nessus.org/u?50f747fe

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 109028

File Name: suse_SU-2018-0934-1.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/04/13

Modified: 2019/01/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libpython3_4m1_0, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libpython3_4m1_0-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:python3, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:python3-base, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:python3-base-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:python3-base-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:python3-curses, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:python3-curses-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:python3-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:python3-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

Patch Publication Date: 2018/04/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-18207