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Python 2.x.x <= 2.7.11, 3.x.x <= 3.6.6 Denial of Service (DoS) Vulnerability (Linux)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Denial of Service

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

2 years ago

Modified

Modified

2 years ago

Summary

Python is prone to a denial of service (DoS) vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

A specially crafted X509 certificate can cause a NULL pointer dereference, resulting in a denial of service. An attacker can initiate or accept TLS connections using crafted certificates to trigger this vulnerability.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Python versions 2.0.0 through 2.7.11 and 3.0.0 through 3.6.6.

Detection Method

Detection Method

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

Solution

Solution

Update to version 2.7.12 or 3.6.7 respectively

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)