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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.853569
Category:SuSE Local Security Checks
Title:openSUSE: Security Advisory for python (openSUSE-SU-2020:1859-1)
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'python'; package(s) announced via the openSUSE-SU-2020:1859-1 advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'python'
package(s) announced via the openSUSE-SU-2020:1859-1 advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
This update for python fixes the following issues:

- bsc#1177211 (CVE-2020-26116) no longer allowing special characters in
the method parameter
of HTTPConnection.putrequest in httplib, stopping injection of headers.

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-15: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 15.1:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2020-1859=1

Affected Software/OS:
'python' package(s) on openSUSE Leap 15.1.

Solution:
Please install the updated package(s).

CVSS Score:
6.4

CVSS Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2020-26116
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