Security update for python, python-base

SUSE Security Update: Security update for python, python-base
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2018:3554-2
Rating: moderate
References: #1086001 #1088004 #1088009 #1109663
Cross-References: CVE-2018-1000802 CVE-2018-1060 CVE-2018-1061
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12-SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4

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

Description:

This update for python, python-base fixes the following issues:
Security issues fixed:

  • CVE-2018-1000802: Prevent command injection in shutil module (make_archive function) via passage of unfiltered user input (bsc#1109663).
  • CVE-2018-1061: Fixed DoS via regular expression backtracking in difflib.IS_LINE_JUNK method in difflib (bsc#1088004).
  • CVE-2018-1060: Fixed DoS via regular expression catastrophic backtracking in apop() method in pop3lib (bsc#1088009).

Bug fixes:
  • bsc#1086001: python tarfile uses random order.

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 Workstation Extension 12-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-WE-12-SP4-2018-2520=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP4-2018-2520=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP4-2018-2520=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP4-2018-2520=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12-SP4 (x86_64):
    • 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 Software Development Kit 12-SP4 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • 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 Server 12-SP4 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • 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-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-demo-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 12-SP4 (s390x x86_64):
    • libpython2_7-1_0-32bit-2.7.13-28.16.1
    • libpython2_7-1_0-debuginfo-32bit-2.7.13-28.16.1
    • python-32bit-2.7.13-28.16.1
    • python-base-32bit-2.7.13-28.16.1
    • python-base-debuginfo-32bit-2.7.13-28.16.1
    • python-debuginfo-32bit-2.7.13-28.16.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4 (noarch):
    • python-doc-2.7.13-28.16.1
    • python-doc-pdf-2.7.13-28.16.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4 (x86_64):
    • 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

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