SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : python (SUSE-SU-2018:1372-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 110037
SynopsisThe remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThis update for python fixes the following issues: Security issues fixed :
- CVE-2017-1000158: Fixed integer overflows in PyString_DecodeEscape that could have resulted in heap-based buffer overflow attacks and possible arbitrary code execution (bsc#1068664).
- CVE-2018-1000030: Fixed crash inside the Python interpreter when multiple threads used the same I/O stream concurrently (bsc#1079300).
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.
SolutionTo 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 Workstation Extension 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-WE-12-SP3-2018-964=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP3-2018-964=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2018-964=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2018-964=1
SUSE Enterprise Storage 5:zypper in -t patch SUSE-Storage-5-2018-964=1
SUSE CaaS Platform ALL :
To install this update, use the SUSE CaaS Platform Velum dashboard. It will inform you if it detects new updates and let you then trigger updating of the complete cluster in a controlled way.
OpenStack Cloud Magnum Orchestration 7:zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-Magnum-Orchestration-7-2018-964=1