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- Snyk ID SNYK-CENTOS8-PLATFORMPYTHON-1971006
- published 1 Sep 2021
- disclosed 10 Aug 2021
How to fix?
platform-python to version 0:3.6.8-39.el8_4 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.
There's a flaw in urllib's AbstractBasicAuthHandler class. An attacker who controls a malicious HTTP server that an HTTP client (such as web browser) connects to, could trigger a Regular Expression Denial of Service (ReDOS) during an authentication request with a specially crafted payload that is sent by the server to the client. The greatest threat that this flaw poses is to application availability.