Security update for python36

SUSE Security Update: Security update for python36
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2020:2216-1
Rating: important
References: #1173274 #1174091
Cross-References:CVE-2019-20907 CVE-2020-14422
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5

An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.


This update for python36 fixes the following issues:

  • CVE-2019-20907, bsc#1174091: avoiding possible infinite loop in specifically crafted tarball.
  • CVE-2020-14422, bsc#1173274: where hash collisions in IPv4Interface and IPv6Interface could lead to DOS.

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-SP5:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP5-2020-2216=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • libpython3_6m1_0-3.6.10-4.17.1
    • libpython3_6m1_0-debuginfo-3.6.10-4.17.1
    • python36-3.6.10-4.17.1
    • python36-base-3.6.10-4.17.1
    • python36-base-debuginfo-3.6.10-4.17.1
    • python36-base-debugsource-3.6.10-4.17.1
    • python36-debuginfo-3.6.10-4.17.1
    • python36-debugsource-3.6.10-4.17.1