Fedora 27 : python35 (2018-04d49a1804)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 111766

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

Security update to 3.5.6 with fix for [CVE-2018-1060: difflib and poplib catastrophic backtracking](http://python-security.readthedocs.io/vuln/cve-2018-1060
_difflib_and_poplib_catastrophic_backtracking.html).

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Solution

Update the affected python35 package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?dc6c5614

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2018-04d49a1804

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 111766

File Name: fedora_2018-04d49a1804.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/08/16

Updated: 2018/11/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:python35, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:27

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2018/08/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1060