EulerOS Virtualization 2.5.4 : python (EulerOS-SA-2019-1248)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 123716

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.(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.

Solution

Update the affected python packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?4f638de7

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 123716

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2019-1248.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 2019/04/04

Updated: 2019/06/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

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:2.5.4

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

Patch Publication Date: 2019/04/01

Reference Information

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