ESB-2018.2525 - [Win][UNIX/Linux][SUSE] python: Denial of service - Remote with user interaction 2018-08-27

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                               ESB-2018.2525
             SUSE Security Update: Security update for python
                              27 August 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           python
Publisher:         SUSE
Operating System:  SUSE
                   UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
                   Windows
Impact/Access:     Denial of Service -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-18207  

Original Bulletin: 
   https://www.suse.com/support/update/announcement/2018/suse-su-20182493-1/

Comment: This advisory references vulnerabilities in products which run on 
         platforms other than SUSE. It is recommended that administrators 
         running python check for an updated version of the software for 
         their operating system.

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   SUSE Security Update: Security update for python
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Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2018:2493-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #1083507
Cross-References:   CVE-2017-18207
Affected Products:
                    SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0
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   An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Description:

   This update for python fixes the following issues:

   The following security vulnerabilities were addressed:

   - Add a check to Lib/wave.py that verifies that at least one channel is
     provided. Prior to this, attackers could cause a denial of service via a
     crafted wav format audio file. [bsc#1083507, CVE-2017-18207]


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 CaaS Platform 3.0:

      To install this update, use the SUSE CaaS Platform Velum dashboard.
      It will inform you if it detects new updates and let you then trigger
      updating of the complete cluster in a controlled way.



Package List:

   - SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0 (x86_64):

      libpython2_7-1_0-2.7.13-28.11.2
      libpython2_7-1_0-debuginfo-2.7.13-28.11.2
      python-2.7.13-28.11.1
      python-base-2.7.13-28.11.2
      python-base-debuginfo-2.7.13-28.11.2
      python-base-debugsource-2.7.13-28.11.2
      python-debuginfo-2.7.13-28.11.1
      python-debugsource-2.7.13-28.11.1
      python-xml-2.7.13-28.11.2
      python-xml-debuginfo-2.7.13-28.11.2


References:

   https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-18207.html
   https://bugzilla.suse.com/1083507

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