Security update for python-setuptools (important)

ID OPENSUSE-SU-2020:2185-1
Type suse
Reporter Suse
Modified 2020-12-07T14:31:58


An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.


This update for python-setuptools fixes the following issues:

  • Fixed a directory traversal in _download_http_url() (bsc#1176262 CVE-2019-20916)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-15-SP1: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-2020-2185=1