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CentOS Update for python CESA-2018:2123 centos7

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

CentOS Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

4 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

Check the version of python

Insight

Insight

Python is an interpreted, interactive, object-oriented programming language, which includes modules, classes, exceptions, very high level dynamic data types and dynamic typing. Python supports interfaces to many system calls and libraries, as well as to various windowing systems. Security Fix(es): * A flaw was found in the way the DES/3DES cipher was used as part of the TLS/SSL protocol. A man-in-the-middle attacker could use this flaw to recover some plaintext data by capturing large amounts of encrypted traffic between TLS/SSL server and client if the communication used a DES/3DES based ciphersuite. (CVE-2016-2183) Note: This update modifies the Python ssl module to disable 3DES cipher suites by default. Red Hat would like to thank OpenVPN for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Karthikeyan Bhargavan (Inria) and Gaƫtan Leurent (Inria) as the original reporters.

Affected Software

Affected Software

python on CentOS 7

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

Please install the updated packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)