Amazon Linux AMI : python34 / python36 (ALAS-2018-1132)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 119812
SynopsisThe remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.
DescriptionPython's elementtree C accelerator failed to initialise Expat's hash salt during initialization. This could make it easy to conduct denial of service attacks against Expat by contructing an XML document that would cause pathological hash collisions in Expat's internal data structures, consuming large amounts CPU and RAM.(CVE-2018-14647)
SolutionRun 'yum update python34' to update your system.
Run 'yum update python36' to update your system.