SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : python (SUSE-SU-2020:1339-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 136798

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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-2019-18348: Fixed a CRLF injection via the host part of the url passed to urlopen(). Now an InvalidURL exception is raised (bsc#1155094).

CVE-2019-9674: Improved the documentation to reflect the dangers of zip-bombs (bsc#1162825).

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 Python2 15-SP1 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Python2-15-SP1-2020-1339=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15-SP1 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-OBS-15-SP1-2020-1339=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15-SP1 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Desktop-Applications-15-SP1-2020-1339=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP1 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-SP1-2020-1339=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1162825

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-9674/

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1155094

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-18348/

http://www.nessus.org/u?d887d389

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 136798

File Name: suse_SU-2020-1339-1.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/22/2020

Updated: 1/13/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-18348

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.1

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux:15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:python:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:python-base:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:python-curses:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:python-demo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:python-gdbm:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:python-idle:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:python-tk:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:python-xml:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:libpython2_7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:libpython2_7-1_0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:libpython2_7-1_0-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:python-base-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:python-base-debugsource:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:python-curses-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:python-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:python-debugsource:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:python-devel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:python-gdbm-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:python-tk-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:python-xml-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:libpython2_7-1_0-32bit-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:python-32bit-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:python-base-32bit-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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: 5/19/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/23/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-18348, CVE-2019-9674