EulerOS 2.0 SP5 : python (EulerOS-SA-2019-1072)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 122695

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VPR Score: 4.4

Synopsis

The remote EulerOS host is missing multiple security updates.

Description

According to the versions of the python packages installed, the EulerOS installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- python: DOS via regular expression backtracking in difflib.IS_LINE_JUNK method in difflib (CVE-2018-1061)

- python: DOS via regular expression catastrophic backtracking in apop() method in pop3lib (CVE-2018-1060)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the EulerOS security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected python packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?da000b13

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 122695

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2019-1072.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Published: 2019/03/08

Updated: 2020/05/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 4.4

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

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: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:python, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:python-devel, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:python-libs, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:tkinter, cpe:/o:huawei:euleros:2.0

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

Excluded KB Items: Host/EulerOS/uvp_version

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/03/01

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1060, CVE-2018-1061