openSUSE Security Update : python3 (openSUSE-2018-1001)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 117516

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update for python3 provides the following fixes :

These security issues were fixed :

- CVE-2018-1061: Prevent catastrophic backtracking in the difflib.IS_LINE_JUNK method. An attacker could have used this flaw to cause denial of service (bsc#1088004).

- CVE-2018-1060: Prevent catastrophic backtracking in pop3lib's apop() method. An attacker could have used this flaw to cause denial of service (bsc#1088009).

These non-security issues were fixed :

- Sort files and directories when creating tarfile archives so that they are created in a more predictable way. (bsc#1086001)

- Add -fwrapv to OPTS (bsc#1107030)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.

Solution

Update the affected python3 packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1086001

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1088004

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1088009

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1107030

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 117516

File Name: openSUSE-2018-1001.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/09/17

Updated: 2018/09/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libpython3_4m1_0, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libpython3_4m1_0-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libpython3_4m1_0-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libpython3_4m1_0-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python3, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python3-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python3-base, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python3-base-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python3-base-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python3-base-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python3-base-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python3-curses, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python3-curses-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python3-dbm, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python3-dbm-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python3-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python3-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python3-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python3-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python3-devel-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python3-doc-pdf, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python3-idle, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python3-testsuite, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python3-testsuite-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python3-tk, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python3-tk-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python3-tools, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.3

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/09/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1060, CVE-2018-1061