openSUSE Security Update : python / python-base (openSUSE-2018-1363)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 118869

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Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update for python, python-base fixes the following issues :

Security issues fixed :

- CVE-2018-1000802: Prevent command injection in shutil module (make_archive function) via passage of unfiltered user input (bsc#1109663).

- CVE-2018-1061: Fixed DoS via regular expression backtracking in difflib.IS_LINE_JUNK method in difflib (bsc#1088004).

- CVE-2018-1060: Fixed DoS via regular expression catastrophic backtracking in apop() method in pop3lib (bsc#1088009).

Bug fixes :

- bsc#1086001: python tarfile uses random order.

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12-SP1:Update update project.

Solution

Update the affected python / python-base 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=1109663

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 118869

File Name: openSUSE-2018-1363.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/11/2018

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:novell:opensuse:42.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:libpython2_7-1_0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:libpython2_7-1_0-32bit:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:libpython2_7-1_0-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:libpython2_7-1_0-debuginfo-32bit:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:python:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:python-32bit:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:python-base:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:python-base-32bit:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:python-base-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:python-base-debuginfo-32bit:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:python-base-debugsource:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:python-curses:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:python-curses-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:python-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:python-debuginfo-32bit:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:python-debugsource:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:python-demo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:python-devel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:python-doc-pdf:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:python-gdbm:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:python-gdbm-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:python-idle:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:python-tk:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:python-tk-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:python-xml:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:python-xml-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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

Patch Publication Date: 11/9/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1000802, CVE-2018-1060, CVE-2018-1061