CentOS 7 : python (CESA-2019:2030)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 128333

Synopsis

The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

An update for python is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

Python is an interpreted, interactive, object-oriented programming language, which includes modules, classes, exceptions, very high level dynamic data types and dynamic typing. Python supports interfaces to many system calls and libraries, as well as to various windowing systems.

Security Fix(es) :

* python: Missing salt initialization in _elementtree.c module (CVE-2018-14647)

* python: NULL pointer dereference using a specially crafted X509 certificate (CVE-2019-5010)

* python: CRLF injection via the query part of the url passed to urlopen() (CVE-2019-9740)

* python: CRLF injection via the path part of the url passed to urlopen() (CVE-2019-9947)

* python: Undocumented local_file protocol allows remote attackers to bypass protection mechanisms (CVE-2019-9948)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Additional Changes :

For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.7 Release Notes linked from the References section.

Solution

Update the affected python packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?33f8ed7d

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 128333

File Name: centos_RHSA-2019-2030.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/08/30

Updated: 2019/10/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.4

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.1

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python-debug, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python-libs, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python-test, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python-tools, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:tkinter, cpe:/o:centos:centos:7

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

Patch Publication Date: 2019/08/30

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/09/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-14647, CVE-2019-5010, CVE-2019-9740, CVE-2019-9947, CVE-2019-9948

RHSA: 2019:2030