Security update for python

SUSE Security Update: Security update for python
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2019:2748-2
Rating: moderate
References: #1149955 #1153238
Cross-References: CVE-2019-16056 CVE-2019-16935
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12-SP5
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5

An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.


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

  • CVE-2019-16056: Fixed a parser issue in the email module (bsc#1149955).
  • CVE-2019-16935: Fixed a reflected XSS in python/Lib/ (bsc#1153238).

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-SP5:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-WE-12-SP5-2019-2748=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP5-2019-2748=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12-SP5 (x86_64):
    • python-base-debuginfo-2.7.13-28.36.1
    • python-base-debugsource-2.7.13-28.36.1
    • python-devel-2.7.13-28.36.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • libpython2_7-1_0-2.7.13-28.36.1
    • libpython2_7-1_0-debuginfo-2.7.13-28.36.1
    • python-2.7.13-28.36.1
    • python-base-2.7.13-28.36.1
    • python-base-debuginfo-2.7.13-28.36.1
    • python-base-debugsource-2.7.13-28.36.1
    • python-curses-2.7.13-28.36.1
    • python-curses-debuginfo-2.7.13-28.36.1
    • python-debuginfo-2.7.13-28.36.1
    • python-debugsource-2.7.13-28.36.1
    • python-demo-2.7.13-28.36.1
    • python-devel-2.7.13-28.36.1
    • python-gdbm-2.7.13-28.36.1
    • python-gdbm-debuginfo-2.7.13-28.36.1
    • python-idle-2.7.13-28.36.1
    • python-tk-2.7.13-28.36.1
    • python-tk-debuginfo-2.7.13-28.36.1
    • python-xml-2.7.13-28.36.1
    • python-xml-debuginfo-2.7.13-28.36.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5 (s390x x86_64):
    • libpython2_7-1_0-32bit-2.7.13-28.36.1
    • libpython2_7-1_0-debuginfo-32bit-2.7.13-28.36.1
    • python-32bit-2.7.13-28.36.1
    • python-base-32bit-2.7.13-28.36.1
    • python-base-debuginfo-32bit-2.7.13-28.36.1
    • python-debuginfo-32bit-2.7.13-28.36.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5 (noarch):
    • python-doc-2.7.13-28.36.1
    • python-doc-pdf-2.7.13-28.36.1