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

medium Nessus Plugin ID 143646
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VPR Score: 4.4


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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)

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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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

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

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 4.4

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-26116

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: 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