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Python DoS Vulnerability (bpo-44022) - Windows

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

5 months ago

Modified

Modified

5 months ago

Summary

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

Insight

Insight

If a client request a HTTP/HTTPS/FTP service which is controlled by attacker, attacker can make this client hang forever, even if the client has set a timeout argument.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Python prior to version 3.6.14, version 3.7.x through 3.7.10, 3.8.x through 3.8.10 and 3.9.x through 3.9.5.

Detection Method

Detection Method

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

Solution

Solution

Update to version 3.6.14, 3.7.11, 3.8.11, 3.9.6 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)