SUSE SLES12 Security Update : python36 (SUSE-SU-2020:0302-1)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 133448



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


This update for python36 to version 3.6.10 fixes the following issues :

CVE-2017-18207: Fixed a denial of service in Wave_read._read_fmt_chunk() (bsc#1083507).

CVE-2019-16056: Fixed an issue where email parsing could fail for multiple @ signs (bsc#1149955).

CVE-2019-15903: Fixed a heap-based buffer over-read in libexpat (bsc#1149429).

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.


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 Server 12-SP5 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP5-2020-302=1

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 133448

File Name: suse_SU-2020-0302-1.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/4/2020

Updated: 2/6/2020

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.4


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libpython3_6m1_0, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libpython3_6m1_0-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:python36, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:python36-base, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:python36-base-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:python36-base-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:python36-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:python36-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

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: 2/3/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/1/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-18207, CVE-2018-1000802, CVE-2018-1060, CVE-2018-20852, CVE-2019-10160, CVE-2019-15903, CVE-2019-16056, CVE-2019-5010, CVE-2019-9636, CVE-2019-9947