CVE-2018-1060

high

Description

python before versions 2.7.15, 3.4.9, 3.5.6rc1, 3.6.5rc1 and 3.7.0 is vulnerable to catastrophic backtracking in pop3lib's apop() method. An attacker could use this flaw to cause denial of service.

References

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2018-1060

https://bugs.python.org/issue32981

https://docs.python.org/3.6/whatsnew/changelog.html#python-3-6-5-release-candidate-1

https://docs.python.org/3.5/whatsnew/changelog.html#python-3-5-6-release-candidate-1

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/09/msg00031.html

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/09/msg00030.html

https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4306

https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4307

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3041

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3505

https://usn.ubuntu.com/3817-1/

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1042001

https://usn.ubuntu.com/3817-2/

https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/message/JSKPGPZQNTAULHW4UH63KGOOUIDE4RRB/

https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/message/AEZ5IQT7OF7Q2NCGIVABOWYGKO7YU3NJ/

https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/message/46PVWY5LFP4BRPG3BVQ5QEEFYBVEXHCK/

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHBA-2019:0327

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:1260

https://support.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docLocale=en_US&docId=emr_na-hpesbst03951en_us

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:3725

https://www.oracle.com/security-alerts/cpujan2020.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2020-01/msg00040.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-06-18

Updated: 2022-07-28

Risk Information

CVSS v2

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

CVSS v3

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: HIGH