SUSE SLES12 Security Update : python36 (SUSE-SU-2020:3563-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 143646
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

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Synopsis

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

Description

This update for python36 fixes the following issues :

Update to 3.6.12, including the following fixes :

Fixed a directory traversal in _download_http_url() (bsc#1176262 CVE-2019-20916)

Fixed CRLF injection via HTTP request method in httplib/http.client (bsc#1177211 CVE-2020-26116)

Fixed possible infinite loop in specifically crafted tarball (bsc#1174091 CVE-2019-20907)

Fixed a CRLF injection via the host part of the url passed to urlopen() (bsc#1155094 CVE-2019-18348)

Reamed idle icons to idle3 in order to avoid conflicts with python2 (bsc#1165894)

Handful of compatibility changes between SLE15 and SLE12 (jsc#ECO-2799, jsc#SLE-13738, bsc#1179193)

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 Server 12-SP5 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP5-2020-3563=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1149955

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1165894

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1174091

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1176262

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1177211

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-16056/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-20907/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-20916/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-5010/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-14422/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-26116/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-8492/

http://www.nessus.org/u?18acf836

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 143646

File Name: suse_SU-2020-3563-1.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/9/2020

Updated: 12/11/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-26116

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

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

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6.3

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

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-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: 11/30/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/6/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-16056, CVE-2019-18348, CVE-2019-20907, CVE-2019-20916, CVE-2019-5010, CVE-2020-14422, CVE-2020-26116, CVE-2020-8492