RHEL 7 : python (RHSA-2020:1131)

high Nessus Plugin ID 135059
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Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 7 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the RHSA-2020:1131 advisory.

- python: Cookie domain check returns incorrect results (CVE-2018-20852)

- python: email.utils.parseaddr wrongly parses email addresses (CVE-2019-16056)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/20.html

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-20852

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-16056

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:1131

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1740347

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1749839

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 135059

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2020-1131.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/1/2020

Updated: 10/13/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl, redhat_repos.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-16056

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

CVSS v3

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:H/I:N/A:N

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/31/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/31/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-20852, CVE-2019-16056

BID: 109177

RHSA: 2020:1131

CWE: 20