Resource Management Errors Affecting python2.7 package, versions <2.7.5-5


low

Snyk CVSS

    Attack Complexity Low
    User Interaction Required
NVD  medium
Red Hat  low

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-DEBIAN9-PYTHON27-306524
  • published 9 Oct 2013
  • disclosed 9 Oct 2013

How to fix?

Upgrade Debian:9 python2.7 to version 2.7.5-5 or higher.

NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply only to the upstream python2.7 package and not the python2.7 package as distributed by Debian:9. See How to fix? for Debian:9 relevant fixed versions and status.

Algorithmic complexity vulnerability in the ssl.match_hostname function in Python 3.2.x, 3.3.x, and earlier, and unspecified versions of python-backports-ssl_match_hostname as used for older Python versions, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via multiple wildcard characters in the common name in a certificate.