EulerOS Virtualization 2.5.4 : python (EulerOS-SA-2019-1248)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 123716
SynopsisThe remote EulerOS Virtualization host is missing multiple security updates.
DescriptionAccording 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.(CVE-2018-1060)
- 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.(CVE-2018-1061)
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.
SolutionUpdate the affected python packages.