Cryptographic Issues Affecting python2.7 package, versions *


low

Snyk CVSS

    Attack Complexity Low
    User Interaction Required
NVD  medium
Red Hat  medium

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-DEBIAN9-PYTHON27-306559
  • published 19 May 2014
  • disclosed 19 May 2014

How to fix?

There is no fixed version for Debian:9 python2.7.

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.

Python 2.7 before 3.4 only uses the last eight bits of the prefix to randomize hash values, which causes it to compute hash values without restricting the ability to trigger hash collisions predictably and makes it easier for context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via crafted input to an application that maintains a hash table. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2012-1150.