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

medium Nessus Plugin ID 109028

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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: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/13/2018

Updated: 9/10/2019

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

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

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 4/12/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/1/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-18207