SUSE SLES11 Security Update : python (SUSE-SU-2018:1786-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 110685
SynopsisThe remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThis update for python fixes the following issues: The following security vulnerabilities were addressed :
- Add a check to Lib/wave.py that verifies that at least one channel is provided. Prior to this, attackers could cause a denial of service via a crafted wav format audio file. [bsc#1083507, CVE-2017-18207]
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 Software Development Kit 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch sdksp4-python-13672=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch slessp4-python-13672=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-python-13672=1