RHEL 7 : python3 (RHSA-2020:5010)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 142696
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VPR Score: 4.4

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-2020:5010 advisory.

- python: infinite loop in the tarfile module via crafted TAR archive (CVE-2019-20907)

- python: DoS via inefficiency in IPv{4,6}Interface classes (CVE-2020-14422)

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://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/400.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/835.html

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-20907

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-14422

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:5010

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1854926

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1856481

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 142696

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2020-5010.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/11/2020

Updated: 3/24/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 4.4

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-20907

CVSS v2.0

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

CVSS v3.0

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: cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:python3, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:python3-debug, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:python3-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:python3-idle, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:python3-libs, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:python3-test, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:python3-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: 11/10/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/18/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-20907, CVE-2020-14422

RHSA: 2020:5010

CWE: 20, 400, 835