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

High Nessus Plugin ID 133448

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VPR Score: 7.4


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: High

ID: 133448

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

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2020/02/04

Updated: 2020/02/06

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 7.4

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

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: CVSS:3.0/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: 2020/02/03

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/03/01

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