SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : python (SUSE-SU-2019:0972-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 124149
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VPR Score: 7.4

Synopsis

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

This update for python fixes the following issues :

Security issues fixed :

CVE-2019-9948: Fixed a 'file:' blacklist bypass in URIs by using the 'local-file:' scheme instead (bsc#1130847).

CVE-2019-9636: Fixed an information disclosure because of incorrect handling of Unicode encoding during NFKC normalization (bsc#1129346).

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.

Solution

To 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 Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-OBS-15-2019-972=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Desktop-Applications-15-2019-972=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-2019-972=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1129346

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1130847

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-9636/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-9948/

http://www.nessus.org/u?920b7fc4

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 124149

File Name: suse_SU-2019-0972-1.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/18/2019

Updated: 1/13/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 7.4

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-9948

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.4

Temporal Score: 4.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.1

Temporal Score: 7.9

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libpython2_7, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libpython2_7-1_0-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:python, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:python-base, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:python-base-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:python-base-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:python-curses, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:python-curses-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:python-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:python-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:python-demo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:python-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:python-gdbm, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:python-gdbm-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:python-idle, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:python-tk, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:python-tk-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:python-xml, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:python-xml-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:15

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/17/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/8/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-9636, CVE-2019-9948