Loop with Unreachable Exit Condition ('Infinite Loop') Affecting platform-python package, versions <0:3.6.8-45.el8
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- Snyk ID SNYK-CENTOS8-PLATFORMPYTHON-1970932
- published 26 Aug 2021
- disclosed 9 Aug 2021
How to fix?
platform-python to version 0:3.6.8-45.el8 or higher.
Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply only to the upstream
platform-python package and not the
platform-python package as distributed by
How to fix? for
Centos:8 relevant fixed versions and status.
A flaw was found in python. An improperly handled HTTP response in the HTTP client code of python may allow a remote attacker, who controls the HTTP server, to make the client script enter an infinite loop, consuming CPU time. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to system availability.