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A python3-setuptools security update has been released for openSUSE Leap 15.4/15.5, Micro 5.3/5.4, and SUSE Linux Enterprise.



SUSE-SU-2023:4517-1: moderate: Security update for python3-setuptools


# Security update for python3-setuptools

Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2023:4517-1
Rating: moderate
References:

* bsc#1206667

Cross-References:

* CVE-2022-40897

CVSS scores:

* CVE-2022-40897 ( SUSE ): 4.3 CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L
* CVE-2022-40897 ( NVD ): 5.9 CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Affected Products:

* Basesystem Module 15-SP4
* Basesystem Module 15-SP5
* openSUSE Leap 15.4
* openSUSE Leap 15.5
* openSUSE Leap Micro 5.3
* openSUSE Leap Micro 5.4
* SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP4
* SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP5
* SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP4
* SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP5
* SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.3
* SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.4
* SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.5
* SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro for Rancher 5.3
* SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro for Rancher 5.4
* SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 15 SP4
* SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 15 SP5
* SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP4
* SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP5
* SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP4
* SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP5
* SUSE Manager Proxy 4.3
* SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.3
* SUSE Manager Server 4.3

An update that solves one vulnerability can now be installed.

## Description:

This update for python3-setuptools fixes the following issues:

* CVE-2022-40897: Fixed Regular Expression Denial of Service (ReDoS) in
package_index.py (bsc#1206667).

## Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE 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 15.4
zypper in -t patch SUSE-2023-4517=1 openSUSE-SLE-15.4-2023-4517=1

* openSUSE Leap Micro 5.3
zypper in -t patch openSUSE-Leap-Micro-5.3-2023-4517=1

* openSUSE Leap Micro 5.4
zypper in -t patch openSUSE-Leap-Micro-5.4-2023-4517=1

* openSUSE Leap 15.5
zypper in -t patch openSUSE-SLE-15.5-2023-4517=1

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro for Rancher 5.3
zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Micro-5.3-2023-4517=1

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.3
zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Micro-5.3-2023-4517=1

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro for Rancher 5.4
zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Micro-5.4-2023-4517=1

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.4
zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Micro-5.4-2023-4517=1

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.5
zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Micro-5.5-2023-4517=1

* Basesystem Module 15-SP4
zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-SP4-2023-4517=1

* Basesystem Module 15-SP5
zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-SP5-2023-4517=1

## Package List:

* openSUSE Leap 15.4 (noarch)
* python3-setuptools-test-44.1.1-150400.9.6.1
* python3-setuptools-wheel-44.1.1-150400.9.6.1
* python3-setuptools-44.1.1-150400.9.6.1
* openSUSE Leap Micro 5.3 (noarch)
* python3-setuptools-44.1.1-150400.9.6.1
* openSUSE Leap Micro 5.4 (noarch)
* python3-setuptools-44.1.1-150400.9.6.1
* openSUSE Leap 15.5 (noarch)
* python3-setuptools-test-44.1.1-150400.9.6.1
* python3-setuptools-wheel-44.1.1-150400.9.6.1
* python3-setuptools-44.1.1-150400.9.6.1
* SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro for Rancher 5.3 (noarch)
* python3-setuptools-44.1.1-150400.9.6.1
* SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.3 (noarch)
* python3-setuptools-44.1.1-150400.9.6.1
* SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro for Rancher 5.4 (noarch)
* python3-setuptools-44.1.1-150400.9.6.1
* SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.4 (noarch)
* python3-setuptools-44.1.1-150400.9.6.1
* SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.5 (noarch)
* python3-setuptools-44.1.1-150400.9.6.1
* Basesystem Module 15-SP4 (noarch)
* python3-setuptools-test-44.1.1-150400.9.6.1
* python3-setuptools-wheel-44.1.1-150400.9.6.1
* python3-setuptools-44.1.1-150400.9.6.1
* Basesystem Module 15-SP5 (noarch)
* python3-setuptools-test-44.1.1-150400.9.6.1
* python3-setuptools-wheel-44.1.1-150400.9.6.1
* python3-setuptools-44.1.1-150400.9.6.1

## References:

* https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-40897.html
* https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1206667