openSUSE-SU-2018:2712-1: moderate: Security update for python3


openSUSE Security Update: Security update for python3
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Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2018:2712-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1086001 #1088004 #1088009 #1107030
Cross-References: CVE-2018-1060 CVE-2018-1061
Affected Products:
openSUSE Leap 42.3
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An update that solves two vulnerabilities and has two fixes
is now available.

Description:

This update for python3 provides the following fixes:

These security issues were fixed:

– CVE-2018-1061: Prevent catastrophic backtracking in the
difflib.IS_LINE_JUNK method. An attacker could have used this flaw to
cause denial of service (bsc#1088004).
– CVE-2018-1060: Prevent catastrophic backtracking in pop3lib’s apop()
method. An attacker could have used this flaw to cause denial of service
(bsc#1088009).

These non-security issues were fixed:

– Sort files and directories when creating tarfile archives so that they
are created in a more predictable way. (bsc#1086001)
– Add -fwrapv to OPTS (bsc#1107030)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.

Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE 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:

– openSUSE Leap 42.3:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2018-1001=1

Package List:

– openSUSE Leap 42.3 (i586 x86_64):

libpython3_4m1_0-3.4.6-12.6.1
libpython3_4m1_0-debuginfo-3.4.6-12.6.1
python3-3.4.6-12.6.1
python3-base-3.4.6-12.6.1
python3-base-debuginfo-3.4.6-12.6.1
python3-base-debugsource-3.4.6-12.6.1
python3-curses-3.4.6-12.6.1
python3-curses-debuginfo-3.4.6-12.6.1
python3-dbm-3.4.6-12.6.1
python3-dbm-debuginfo-3.4.6-12.6.1
python3-debuginfo-3.4.6-12.6.1
python3-debugsource-3.4.6-12.6.1
python3-devel-3.4.6-12.6.1
python3-devel-debuginfo-3.4.6-12.6.1
python3-idle-3.4.6-12.6.1
python3-testsuite-3.4.6-12.6.1
python3-testsuite-debuginfo-3.4.6-12.6.1
python3-tk-3.4.6-12.6.1
python3-tk-debuginfo-3.4.6-12.6.1
python3-tools-3.4.6-12.6.1

– openSUSE Leap 42.3 (x86_64):

libpython3_4m1_0-32bit-3.4.6-12.6.1
libpython3_4m1_0-debuginfo-32bit-3.4.6-12.6.1
python3-32bit-3.4.6-12.6.1
python3-base-32bit-3.4.6-12.6.1
python3-base-debuginfo-32bit-3.4.6-12.6.1
python3-debuginfo-32bit-3.4.6-12.6.1

– openSUSE Leap 42.3 (noarch):

python3-doc-3.4.6-12.6.1
python3-doc-pdf-3.4.6-12.6.1

References:

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-1060.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-1061.html
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1086001
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1088004
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1088009
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1107030


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