Amazon Linux AMI : python27 / python34,python35,python36 (ALAS-2019-1169)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 123082

Synopsis

The remote Amazon Linux AMI 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 python27' to update your system.

Run 'yum update python34' to update your system.

Run 'yum update python35' to update your system.

Run 'yum update python36' to update your system.

See Also

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

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 123082

File Name: ala_ALAS-2019-1169.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/03/26

Updated: 2020/02/03

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

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:amazon:linux:python27, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:python27-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:python27-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:python27-libs, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:python27-test, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:python27-tools, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:python34, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:python34-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:python34-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:python34-libs, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:python34-test, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:python34-tools, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:python35, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:python35-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:python35-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:python35-libs, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:python35-test, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:python35-tools, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:python36, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:python36-debug, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:python36-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:python36-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:python36-libs, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:python36-test, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:python36-tools, cpe:/o:amazon:linux

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/03/25

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/10/31

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-5010

ALAS: 2019-1169