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Vulnerability of Python: code execution via shutil-make_archive

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can use a vulnerability via shutil-make_archive() of Python, in order to run code.
Vulnerable products: Debian, openSUSE Leap, Python, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Ubuntu.
Severity of this weakness: 2/4.
Creation date: 26/09/2018.
Références of this bulletin: 34540, CVE-2018-1000802, DLA-1519-1, DLA-1520-1, DSA-4306-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:3052-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:3703-1, openSUSE-SU-2020:0086-1, SUSE-SU-2018:3002-1, SUSE-SU-2018:3554-1, SUSE-SU-2018:3554-2, SUSE-SU-2019:2053-1, SUSE-SU-2019:2053-2, SUSE-SU-2020:0114-1, SUSE-SU-2020:0234-1, SUSE-SU-2020:0302-1, USN-3817-1, USN-3817-2, VIGILANCE-VUL-27318.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can use a vulnerability via shutil-make_archive() of Python, in order to run code.
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This computer threat alert impacts software or systems such as Debian, openSUSE Leap, Python, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Ubuntu.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this weakness announce is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of document.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this computer weakness bulletin.

Solutions for this threat 

Python: patch for shutil-make_archive.
A patch is indicated in information sources.

Debian 8: new python2.7 packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 8: python2.7 2.7.9-2+deb8u2

Debian 8: new python3.4 packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 8: python3.4 3.4.2-1+deb8u1

Debian 9: new python2.7 packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 9: python2.7 2.7.13-2+deb9u3

openSUSE Leap 15.0: new python packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 15.0: python 2.7.14-lp150.6.3.1

openSUSE Leap 15.1: new python3 packages (22/01/2020).
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 15.1: python3 3.6.10-lp151.6.7.1

openSUSE Leap 42.3: new python packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 42.3: python 2.7.13-27.9.1

SUSE LE 12: new python3 packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 SP1: python3 3.4.6-25.29.1
  SUSE LE 12 SP2: python3 3.4.6-25.29.1
  SUSE LE 12 SP3: python3 3.4.6-25.29.1
  SUSE LE 12 SP4: python3 3.4.6-25.29.1
  SUSE LE 12 SP5: python3 3.4.6-25.29.1

SUSE LE 12 SP3: new python3 packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 SP3: python3 3.4.6-25.29.1

SUSE LE 12 SP3: new python packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 SP3: python 2.7.13-28.16.1

SUSE LE 12 SP4: new python packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 SP4: python 2.7.13-28.16.1

SUSE LE 12 SP5: new python36 packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 SP5: python36 3.6.10-4.3.5

SUSE LE 15: new python3 packages (16/01/2020).
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 15 RTM: python3 3.6.10-3.42.2
  SUSE LE 15 SP1: python3 3.6.10-3.42.2

SUSE LE 15: new python packages (05/10/2018).
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 15 RTM: python 2.7.14-7.3.1

SUSE LE 15: new python packages (27/01/2020).
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 15 RTM: python 2.7.17-7.32.2
  SUSE LE 15 SP1: python 2.7.17-7.32.2

Ubuntu: new python packages.
New packages are available:
  Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: python2.7 2.7.15~rc1-1ubuntu0.1
  Ubuntu 16.04 LTS: python2.7 2.7.12-1ubuntu0~16.04.4, python3.5 3.5.2-2ubuntu0~16.04.5
  Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: python2.7 2.7.6-8ubuntu0.5, python3.4 3.4.3-1ubuntu1~14.04.7
  Ubuntu 12.04 ESM: python2.7 2.7.3-0ubuntu3.11

Wind River Linux: solution (28/11/2018).
The solution is indicated in information sources.
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