Security update for python-py

SUSE Security Update: Security update for python-py
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2021:2236-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1179805 #1184505
Affected Products:
  • SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5

An update that solves one vulnerability and has one errata is now available.


This update for python-py fixes the following issues:

  • CVE-2020-29651: Fixed regular expression denial of service in (bsc#1179805, bsc#1184505).

Patch Instructions:

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 OpenStack Cloud 7:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-7-2021-2236=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP5-2021-2236=1

Package List:

  • SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7 (noarch):
    • python-py-1.8.1-11.12.4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5 (noarch):
    • python-py-1.8.1-11.12.4