GLSA-202003-26 : Python: Multiple vulnerabilities

critical Nessus Plugin ID 134603

Synopsis

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-202003-26 (Python: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Python. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could possibly perform a CRLF injection attack, obtain sensitive information, trick Python into sending cookies to the wrong domain or cause a Denial of Service condition.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

Solution

All Python 2.7.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-lang/python-2.7.17:2.7' All Python 3.5.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-lang/python-3.5.7:3.5/3.5m' All Python 3.6.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-lang/python-3.6.9:3.6/3.6m' All Python 3.7x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-lang/python-3.7.4:3.7/3.7m'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202003-26

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 134603

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-202003-26.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 3/16/2020

Updated: 5/18/2022

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.4

Temporal Score: 4.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-9948

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:python, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/15/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/8/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-20852, CVE-2019-5010, CVE-2019-9636, CVE-2019-9740, CVE-2019-9947, CVE-2019-9948

GLSA: 202003-26