Security update for python3

SUSE Security Update: Security update for python3
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2018:2696-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1086001 #1088004 #1088009 #1107030
Cross-References: CVE-2018-1060 CVE-2018-1061
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Web Scripting 12
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3

An update that solves two vulnerabilities and has two fixes is now available.

Description:

This update for python3 provides the following fixes:
These security issues were fixed:

  • CVE-2018-1061: Prevent catastrophic backtracking in the difflib.IS_LINE_JUNK method. An attacker could have used this flaw to cause denial of service (bsc#1088004).
  • CVE-2018-1060: Prevent catastrophic backtracking in pop3lib's apop() method. An attacker could have used this flaw to cause denial of service (bsc#1088009).

These non-security issues were fixed:
  • Sort files and directories when creating tarfile archives so that they are created in a more predictable way. (bsc#1086001)
  • Add -fwrapv to OPTS (bsc#1107030)

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 Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP3-2018-1886=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2018-1886=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Web Scripting 12:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Web-Scripting-12-2018-1886=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2018-1886=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP3 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • python3-base-debuginfo-3.4.6-25.16.1
    • python3-base-debugsource-3.4.6-25.16.1
    • python3-devel-3.4.6-25.16.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP3 (ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • python3-devel-debuginfo-3.4.6-25.16.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • libpython3_4m1_0-3.4.6-25.16.1
    • libpython3_4m1_0-debuginfo-3.4.6-25.16.1
    • python3-3.4.6-25.16.1
    • python3-base-3.4.6-25.16.1
    • python3-base-debuginfo-3.4.6-25.16.1
    • python3-base-debugsource-3.4.6-25.16.1
    • python3-curses-3.4.6-25.16.1
    • python3-curses-debuginfo-3.4.6-25.16.1
    • python3-debuginfo-3.4.6-25.16.1
    • python3-debugsource-3.4.6-25.16.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Web Scripting 12 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • libpython3_4m1_0-3.4.6-25.16.1
    • libpython3_4m1_0-debuginfo-3.4.6-25.16.1
    • python3-3.4.6-25.16.1
    • python3-base-3.4.6-25.16.1
    • python3-base-debuginfo-3.4.6-25.16.1
    • python3-base-debugsource-3.4.6-25.16.1
    • python3-debuginfo-3.4.6-25.16.1
    • python3-debugsource-3.4.6-25.16.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3 (x86_64):
    • libpython3_4m1_0-3.4.6-25.16.1
    • libpython3_4m1_0-debuginfo-3.4.6-25.16.1
    • python3-3.4.6-25.16.1
    • python3-base-3.4.6-25.16.1
    • python3-base-debuginfo-3.4.6-25.16.1
    • python3-base-debugsource-3.4.6-25.16.1
    • python3-curses-3.4.6-25.16.1
    • python3-curses-debuginfo-3.4.6-25.16.1
    • python3-debuginfo-3.4.6-25.16.1
    • python3-debugsource-3.4.6-25.16.1

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