Amazon Linux 2 : python3 (ALAS-2019-1169)

high Nessus Plugin ID 122675

Synopsis

The remote Amazon Linux 2 host is missing a security update.

Description

A NULL pointer dereference vulnerability was found in the certificate parsing code in Python. This causes a denial of service to applications when parsing specially crafted certificates. This vulnerability is unlikely to be triggered if application enables SSL/TLS certificate validation and accepts certificates only from trusted root certificate authorities.(CVE-2019-5010)

Solution

Run 'yum update python3' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/AL2/ALAS-2019-1169.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 122675

File Name: al2_ALAS-2019-1169.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/8/2019

Updated: 2/6/2020

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:python3, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:python3-debug, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:python3-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:python3-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:python3-libs, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:python3-test, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:python3-tkinter, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:python3-tools, cpe:/o:amazon:linux:2

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/8/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/31/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-5010

ALAS: 2019-1169