SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : python (SUSE-SU-2018:2040-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 111263
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 Workstation Extension 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP3:zypper in -t
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch
SUSE Enterprise Storage 5:zypper in -t patch
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