Scientific Linux Security Update : python3 on SL7.x x86_64 (20201001)

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VPR Score: 3.6

Synopsis

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

Security Fix(es) :

- python: XSS vulnerability in the documentation XML-RPC server in server_title field (CVE-2019-16935)

- python: wrong backtracking in urllib.request.AbstractBasicAuthHandler allows for a ReDoS (CVE-2020-8492)

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?99b32659

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 141770

File Name: sl_20201001_python3_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/21/2020

Updated: 10/23/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-16935

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.1

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:python3, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:python3-debug, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:python3-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:python3-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:python3-idle, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:python3-libs, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:python3-test, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:python3-tkinter, x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/1/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/28/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-16935, CVE-2020-8492