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

high Nessus Plugin ID 117516

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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: High

ID: 117516

File Name: openSUSE-2018-1001.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/17/2018

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

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: cpe:2.3:o:novell:opensuse:42.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:python3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:python3-32bit:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:python3-base:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:python3-base-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:python3-base-debugsource:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:python3-curses:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:python3-curses-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:python3-dbm:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:python3-dbm-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:python3-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:python3-debuginfo-32bit:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:python3-debugsource:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:python3-devel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:python3-devel-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:python3-doc-pdf:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:python3-idle:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:python3-tk:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:python3-tk-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:python3-tools:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:python3-base-32bit:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:python3-base-debuginfo-32bit:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:python3-testsuite:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:python3-testsuite-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:libpython3_4m1_0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:libpython3_4m1_0-32bit:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:libpython3_4m1_0-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:libpython3_4m1_0-debuginfo-32bit:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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

Patch Publication Date: 9/14/2018

Reference Information

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