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openSUSE: 2021:0349-1 important: python-cryptography

Date 26 Feb 2021
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

   openSUSE Security Update: Security update for python-cryptography
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Announcement ID:    openSUSE-SU-2021:0349-1
Rating:             important
References:         #1182066 
Cross-References:   CVE-2020-36242
CVSS scores:
                    CVE-2020-36242 (NVD) : 9.1 CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:H
                    CVE-2020-36242 (SUSE): 7.5 CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Affected Products:
                    openSUSE Leap 15.2
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   An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Description:

   This update for python-cryptography fixes the following issues:

   - CVE-2020-36242: Using the Fernet class to symmetrically encrypt multi
     gigabyte values could result in an integer overflow and buffer overflow
     (bsc#1182066).

   This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-15-SP2: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 15.2:

      zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2021-349=1



Package List:

   - openSUSE Leap 15.2 (i586 x86_64):

      python-cryptography-debuginfo-2.8-lp152.2.6.1
      python-cryptography-debugsource-2.8-lp152.2.6.1
      python2-cryptography-2.8-lp152.2.6.1
      python2-cryptography-debuginfo-2.8-lp152.2.6.1
      python3-cryptography-2.8-lp152.2.6.1
      python3-cryptography-debuginfo-2.8-lp152.2.6.1


References:

   https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-36242.html
   https://bugzilla.suse.com/1182066

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