CVE-2010-3492

MEDIUM

Description

The asyncore module in Python before 3.2 does not properly handle unsuccessful calls to the accept function, and does not have accompanying documentation describing how daemon applications should handle unsuccessful calls to the accept function, which makes it easier for remote attackers to conduct denial of service attacks that terminate these applications via network connections.

References

http://bugs.python.org/issue6706

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:215

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:216

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/09/09/6

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/09/11/2

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/09/22/3

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/09/24/3

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A12111

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2010-10-19

Updated: 2017-09-19

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: MEDIUM