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

High Nessus Plugin ID 118869

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: High

ID: 118869

File Name: openSUSE-2018-1363.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/11/11

Updated: 2018/12/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3.0

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: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libpython2_7-1_0, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libpython2_7-1_0-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libpython2_7-1_0-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libpython2_7-1_0-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-base, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-base-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-base-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-base-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-base-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-curses, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-curses-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-demo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-doc-pdf, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-gdbm, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-gdbm-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-idle, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-tk, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-tk-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-xml, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-xml-debuginfo, 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: 2018/11/09

Reference Information

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