Security update for python-xdg

SUSE Security Update: Security update for python-xdg
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2019:2719-1
Rating: moderate
References: #859835
Cross-References: CVE-2014-1624
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4

An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.


This update for python-xdg fixes the following issues:
Security issue fixed:

  • CVE-2014-1624: Fixed a TOCTOU race condition in get_runtime_dir(). (bsc#859835)

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 Server 12-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP4-2019-2719=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP4-2019-2719=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4 (noarch):
    • python-xdg-0.25-9.3.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4 (noarch):
    • python-xdg-0.25-9.3.1