Upstream information

CVE-2018-1061 at MITRE

Description

python before versions 2.7.15, 3.4.9, 3.5.6rc1, 3.6.5rc1 and 3.7.0 is vulnerable to catastrophic backtracking in the difflib.IS_LINE_JUNK method. An attacker could use this flaw to cause denial of service.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Running

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 7.5 5.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Access Vector Network Local
Access Complexity Low Low
Privileges Required None None
User Interaction None Required
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact High High
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1088004 [IN_PROGRESS]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3
  • libpython3_4m1_0 >= 3.4.6-25.16.1
  • python3 >= 3.4.6-25.16.1
  • python3-base >= 3.4.6-25.16.1
  • python3-curses >= 3.4.6-25.16.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2018-1886
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Web Scripting 12
  • libpython3_4m1_0 >= 3.4.6-25.16.1
  • python3 >= 3.4.6-25.16.1
  • python3-base >= 3.4.6-25.16.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-Module-Web-Scripting-12-2018-1886
SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11 SP3
  • libpython2_6-1_0 >= 2.6.9-40.15.1
  • python >= 2.6.9-40.15.1
  • python-base >= 2.6.9-40.15.1
  • python-curses >= 2.6.9-40.15.1
  • python-demo >= 2.6.9-40.15.1
  • python-doc >= 2.6-8.40.15.1
  • python-doc-pdf >= 2.6-8.40.15.1
  • python-gdbm >= 2.6.9-40.15.1
  • python-idle >= 2.6.9-40.15.1
  • python-tk >= 2.6.9-40.15.1
  • python-xml >= 2.6.9-40.15.1
Patchnames:
sleposp3-python-13737
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3-LTSS
  • libpython2_6-1_0 >= 2.6.9-40.15.1
  • libpython2_6-1_0-32bit >= 2.6.9-40.15.1
  • python >= 2.6.9-40.15.1
  • python-32bit >= 2.6.9-40.15.1
  • python-base >= 2.6.9-40.15.1
  • python-base-32bit >= 2.6.9-40.15.1
  • python-curses >= 2.6.9-40.15.1
  • python-demo >= 2.6.9-40.15.1
  • python-doc >= 2.6-8.40.15.1
  • python-doc-pdf >= 2.6-8.40.15.1
  • python-gdbm >= 2.6.9-40.15.1
  • python-idle >= 2.6.9-40.15.1
  • python-tk >= 2.6.9-40.15.1
  • python-xml >= 2.6.9-40.15.1
Patchnames:
slessp3-python-13737
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
  • libpython2_6-1_0 >= 2.6.9-40.15.1
  • libpython2_6-1_0-32bit >= 2.6.9-40.15.1
  • libpython2_6-1_0-x86 >= 2.6.9-40.15.1
  • python >= 2.6.9-40.15.1
  • python-32bit >= 2.6.9-40.15.1
  • python-base >= 2.6.9-40.15.1
  • python-base-32bit >= 2.6.9-40.15.1
  • python-base-x86 >= 2.6.9-40.15.1
  • python-curses >= 2.6.9-40.15.1
  • python-demo >= 2.6.9-40.15.1
  • python-doc >= 2.6-8.40.15.1
  • python-doc-pdf >= 2.6-8.40.15.1
  • python-gdbm >= 2.6.9-40.15.1
  • python-idle >= 2.6.9-40.15.1
  • python-tk >= 2.6.9-40.15.1
  • python-x86 >= 2.6.9-40.15.1
  • python-xml >= 2.6.9-40.15.1
Patchnames:
slessp4-python-13737
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3
  • libpython3_4m1_0 >= 3.4.6-25.16.1
  • python3 >= 3.4.6-25.16.1
  • python3-base >= 3.4.6-25.16.1
  • python3-curses >= 3.4.6-25.16.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2018-1886
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP3-LTSS
  • libpython2_6-1_0 >= 2.6.9-40.15.1
  • libpython2_6-1_0-32bit >= 2.6.9-40.15.1
  • python >= 2.6.9-40.15.1
  • python-32bit >= 2.6.9-40.15.1
  • python-base >= 2.6.9-40.15.1
  • python-base-32bit >= 2.6.9-40.15.1
  • python-curses >= 2.6.9-40.15.1
  • python-demo >= 2.6.9-40.15.1
  • python-doc >= 2.6-8.40.15.1
  • python-doc-pdf >= 2.6-8.40.15.1
  • python-gdbm >= 2.6.9-40.15.1
  • python-idle >= 2.6.9-40.15.1
  • python-tk >= 2.6.9-40.15.1
  • python-xml >= 2.6.9-40.15.1
Patchnames:
slessp3-python-13737
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP4
  • libpython2_6-1_0 >= 2.6.9-40.15.1
  • libpython2_6-1_0-32bit >= 2.6.9-40.15.1
  • libpython2_6-1_0-x86 >= 2.6.9-40.15.1
  • python >= 2.6.9-40.15.1
  • python-32bit >= 2.6.9-40.15.1
  • python-base >= 2.6.9-40.15.1
  • python-base-32bit >= 2.6.9-40.15.1
  • python-base-x86 >= 2.6.9-40.15.1
  • python-curses >= 2.6.9-40.15.1
  • python-demo >= 2.6.9-40.15.1
  • python-doc >= 2.6-8.40.15.1
  • python-doc-pdf >= 2.6-8.40.15.1
  • python-gdbm >= 2.6.9-40.15.1
  • python-idle >= 2.6.9-40.15.1
  • python-tk >= 2.6.9-40.15.1
  • python-x86 >= 2.6.9-40.15.1
  • python-xml >= 2.6.9-40.15.1
Patchnames:
slessp4-python-13737
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3
  • libpython3_4m1_0 >= 3.4.6-25.16.1
  • python3 >= 3.4.6-25.16.1
  • python3-base >= 3.4.6-25.16.1
  • python3-curses >= 3.4.6-25.16.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2018-1886
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4
  • python >= 2.6.9-40.15.1
  • python-32bit >= 2.6.9-40.15.1
  • python-base >= 2.6.9-40.15.1
  • python-demo >= 2.6.9-40.15.1
  • python-devel >= 2.6.9-40.15.1
  • python-doc >= 2.6-8.40.15.1
  • python-doc-pdf >= 2.6-8.40.15.1
  • python-gdbm >= 2.6.9-40.15.1
  • python-idle >= 2.6.9-40.15.1
  • python-tk >= 2.6.9-40.15.1
Patchnames:
sdksp4-python-13737
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP3
  • python3-base >= 3.4.6-25.16.1
  • python3-devel >= 3.4.6-25.16.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP3-2018-1886
openSUSE Leap 42.3
  • libpython3_4m1_0 >= 3.4.6-12.6.1
  • libpython3_4m1_0-32bit >= 3.4.6-12.6.1
  • libpython3_4m1_0-debuginfo >= 3.4.6-12.6.1
  • libpython3_4m1_0-debuginfo-32bit >= 3.4.6-12.6.1
  • python3 >= 3.4.6-12.6.1
  • python3-32bit >= 3.4.6-12.6.1
  • python3-base >= 3.4.6-12.6.1
  • python3-base-32bit >= 3.4.6-12.6.1
  • python3-base-debuginfo >= 3.4.6-12.6.1
  • python3-base-debuginfo-32bit >= 3.4.6-12.6.1
  • python3-base-debugsource >= 3.4.6-12.6.1
  • python3-curses >= 3.4.6-12.6.1
  • python3-curses-debuginfo >= 3.4.6-12.6.1
  • python3-dbm >= 3.4.6-12.6.1
  • python3-dbm-debuginfo >= 3.4.6-12.6.1
  • python3-debuginfo >= 3.4.6-12.6.1
  • python3-debuginfo-32bit >= 3.4.6-12.6.1
  • python3-debugsource >= 3.4.6-12.6.1
  • python3-devel >= 3.4.6-12.6.1
  • python3-devel-debuginfo >= 3.4.6-12.6.1
  • python3-doc >= 3.4.6-12.6.1
  • python3-doc-pdf >= 3.4.6-12.6.1
  • python3-idle >= 3.4.6-12.6.1
  • python3-testsuite >= 3.4.6-12.6.1
  • python3-testsuite-debuginfo >= 3.4.6-12.6.1
  • python3-tk >= 3.4.6-12.6.1
  • python3-tk-debuginfo >= 3.4.6-12.6.1
  • python3-tools >= 3.4.6-12.6.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2018-1001

List of packages in QA

Product(s) Package(s)
Openstack Cloud Magnum Orchestration 7
  • libpython2_7-1_0 >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • libpython2_7-1_0-debuginfo >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-base >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-base-debuginfo >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-base-debugsource >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-debuginfo >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-debugsource >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-xml >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-xml-debuginfo >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0
  • libpython2_7-1_0 >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • libpython2_7-1_0-debuginfo >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-base >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-base-debuginfo >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-base-debugsource >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-debuginfo >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-debugsource >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-xml >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-xml-debuginfo >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
SUSE CaaS Platform ALL
  • libpython2_7-1_0 >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • libpython2_7-1_0-debuginfo >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-base >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-base-debuginfo >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-base-debugsource >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-debuginfo >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-debugsource >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-xml >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-xml-debuginfo >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
SUSE Enterprise Storage 5
  • python >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-debuginfo >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-debugsource >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-strict-tls-check >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3
  • libpython2_7-1_0 >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • libpython2_7-1_0-32bit >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • libpython2_7-1_0-debuginfo >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • libpython2_7-1_0-debuginfo-32bit >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-base >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-base-debuginfo >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-base-debuginfo-32bit >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-base-debugsource >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-curses >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-curses-debuginfo >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-debuginfo >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-debugsource >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-devel >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-tk >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-tk-debuginfo >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-xml >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-xml-debuginfo >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3
  • libpython2_7-1_0 >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • libpython2_7-1_0-32bit >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • libpython2_7-1_0-debuginfo >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • libpython2_7-1_0-debuginfo-32bit >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-32bit >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-base >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-base-32bit >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-base-debuginfo >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-base-debuginfo-32bit >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-base-debugsource >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-curses >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-curses-debuginfo >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-debuginfo >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-debuginfo-32bit >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-debugsource >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-demo >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-doc >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-doc-pdf >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-gdbm >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-gdbm-debuginfo >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-idle >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-tk >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-tk-debuginfo >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-xml >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-xml-debuginfo >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3
  • libpython2_7-1_0 >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • libpython2_7-1_0-32bit >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • libpython2_7-1_0-debuginfo >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • libpython2_7-1_0-debuginfo-32bit >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-32bit >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-base >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-base-32bit >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-base-debuginfo >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-base-debuginfo-32bit >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-base-debugsource >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-curses >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-curses-debuginfo >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-debuginfo >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-debuginfo-32bit >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-debugsource >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-demo >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-doc >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-doc-pdf >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-gdbm >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-gdbm-debuginfo >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-idle >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-tk >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-tk-debuginfo >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-xml >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-xml-debuginfo >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP3
  • python-base >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-base-debuginfo >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-base-debugsource >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-devel >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP3
  • python-base >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-base-debuginfo >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-base-debugsource >= 2.7.13-28.16.1
  • python-devel >= 2.7.13-28.16.1


Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
CaaS Platform 1.0 python In progress
CaaS Platform 2.0 python In progress
CaaS Platform 3.0 python In progress
OpenStack Cloud Magnum Orchestration 7.0 python In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 python Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 python3 Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 python In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 python3 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Web and Scripting 12 python3 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 python Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS python Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 python Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA LTSS python3 Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 LTSS python Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 LTSS python3 Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 python Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 python3 Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 python In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 python3 Released
SUSE Storage 5 python In progress