Huawei EulerOS: Security Advisory for python (EulerOS-SA-2020-1321)

Published: 2020-03-24 07:31:57
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the Huawei EulerOS 'python' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the EulerOS-SA-2020-1321 advisory.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable Linux Distribution Package version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
Python 2.7 through 2.7.17, 3.5 through 3.5.9, 3.6 through 3.6.10, 3.7 through 3.7.6, and 3.8 through 3.8.1 allows an HTTP server to conduct Regular Expression Denial of Service (ReDoS) attacks against a client because of urllib.request.AbstractBasicAuthHandler catastrophic backtracking.(CVE-2020-8492)

Affected Versions:
'python' Linux Distribution Package(s) on Huawei EulerOS V2.0SP5.

Recommendations:
Please install the updated Linux Distribution Package(s).

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-8492

References:

https://developer.huaweicloud.com/ict/en/site-euleros/euleros/security-advisories/EulerOS-SA-2020-1321

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.1

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