FreeBSD : python 3.7 -- multiple vulnerabilities (9b7491fb-f253-11e9-a50c-000c29c4dc65)

high Nessus Plugin ID 130077


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The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


Python changelog :

bpo-38243: Escape the server title of xmlrpc.server.DocXMLRPCServer when rendering the document page as HTML.

bpo-38174: Update vendorized expat library version to 2.2.8, which resolves CVE-2019-15903.

bpo-37764: Fixes email._header_value_parser.get_unstructured going into an infinite loop for a specific case in which the email header does not have trailing whitespace, and the case in which it contains an invalid encoded word.

bpo-37461: Fix an infinite loop when parsing specially crafted email headers.

bpo-34155: Fix parsing of invalid email addresses with more than one @ (e.g. [email protected] to not return the part before 2nd @ as valid email address.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 130077

File Name: freebsd_pkg_9b7491fbf25311e9a50c000c29c4dc65.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 10/21/2019

Updated: 12/19/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


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


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: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: 10/19/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/14/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-15903