FreeBSD : Python -- NULL pointer dereference vulnerability (d74371d2-4fee-11e9-a5cd-1df8a848de3d)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 123144


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


Python Changelog :

bpo-35746: [CVE-2019-5010] Fix a NULL pointer deref in ssl module. The cert parser did not handle CRL distribution points with empty DP or URI correctly. A malicious or buggy certificate can result into segfault. Vulnerability (TALOS-2018-0758) reported by Colin Read and Nicolas Edet of Cisco.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 123144

File Name: freebsd_pkg_d74371d24fee11e9a5cd1df8a848de3d.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Published: 2019/03/27

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:freebsd:freebsd:python27, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:python35, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:python36, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:python37, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/03/26

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/01/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-5010