EulerOS Virtualization 2.5.3 : python (EulerOS-SA-2019-1246)

high Nessus Plugin ID 123714
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Synopsis

The remote EulerOS Virtualization host is missing multiple security updates.

Description

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

- A flaw was found in the way catastrophic backtracking was implemented in python's pop3lib's apop() method. An attacker could use this flaw to cause denial of service.i1/4^CVE-2018-1060i1/4%0

- A flaw was found in the way catastrophic backtracking was implemented in python's difflib.IS_LINE_JUNK method. An attacker could use this flaw to cause denial of service.i1/4^CVE-2018-1061i1/4%0

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?d5050d11

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 123714

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2019-1246.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Published: 4/4/2019

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

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:huawei:euleros:python, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:python-devel, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:python-libs, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:python-tools, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:tkinter, cpe:/o:huawei:euleros:uvp:2.5.3

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/2/2019

Reference Information

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