Security update for python

SUSE Security Update: Security update for python
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2020:14306-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1162367
Cross-References:CVE-2020-8492
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4-LTSS
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3

An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Description:

This update for python fixes the following security issue:

  • CVE-2020-8492: Fixed a regular expression in urllib that was prone to denial of service via HTTP (bsc#1162367).

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 11-SP4-LTSS:
    zypper in -t patch slessp4-python-14306=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch sleposp3-python-14306=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-python-14306=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch dbgsp3-python-14306=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4-LTSS (i586 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
    • libpython2_6-1_0-2.6.9-40.35.1
    • python-2.6.9-40.35.2
    • python-base-2.6.9-40.35.1
    • python-curses-2.6.9-40.35.2
    • python-demo-2.6.9-40.35.2
    • python-gdbm-2.6.9-40.35.2
    • python-idle-2.6.9-40.35.2
    • python-tk-2.6.9-40.35.2
    • python-xml-2.6.9-40.35.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4-LTSS (ppc64 s390x x86_64):
    • libpython2_6-1_0-32bit-2.6.9-40.35.1
    • python-32bit-2.6.9-40.35.2
    • python-base-32bit-2.6.9-40.35.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4-LTSS (noarch):
    • python-doc-2.6-8.40.35.1
    • python-doc-pdf-2.6-8.40.35.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3 (noarch):
    • python-doc-2.6-8.40.35.1
    • python-doc-pdf-2.6-8.40.35.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3 (i586):
    • libpython2_6-1_0-2.6.9-40.35.1
    • python-2.6.9-40.35.2
    • python-base-2.6.9-40.35.1
    • python-curses-2.6.9-40.35.2
    • python-demo-2.6.9-40.35.2
    • python-gdbm-2.6.9-40.35.2
    • python-idle-2.6.9-40.35.2
    • python-tk-2.6.9-40.35.2
    • python-xml-2.6.9-40.35.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 (i586 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
    • python-base-debuginfo-2.6.9-40.35.1
    • python-base-debugsource-2.6.9-40.35.1
    • python-debuginfo-2.6.9-40.35.2
    • python-debugsource-2.6.9-40.35.2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 (ppc64 s390x x86_64):
    • python-base-debuginfo-32bit-2.6.9-40.35.1
    • python-debuginfo-32bit-2.6.9-40.35.2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3 (i586 s390x x86_64):
    • python-base-debuginfo-2.6.9-40.35.1
    • python-base-debugsource-2.6.9-40.35.1
    • python-debuginfo-2.6.9-40.35.2
    • python-debugsource-2.6.9-40.35.2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3 (s390x x86_64):
    • python-base-debuginfo-32bit-2.6.9-40.35.1
    • python-debuginfo-32bit-2.6.9-40.35.2

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