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This update for python fixes the following issues : - CVE-2016-0772: smtplib vulnerability opens startTLS stripping attack (bsc#984751) - CVE-2016-5699: incorrect validation of HTTP headers allow header injection (bsc#985348) - CVE-2016-1000110: HTTPoxy vulnerability in urllib, fixed by disregarding HTTP_PROXY when REQUEST_METHOD is also set (bsc#989523) 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 YaST online_update. Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product : SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch sdksp4-python-12735=1 SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch slessp4-python-12735=1 SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-python-12735=1 To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.