CentOS 7 : python (CESA-2020:3911)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 143286
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VPR Score: 3

Synopsis

The remote CentOS Linux host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote CentOS Linux 7 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the CESA-2020:3911 advisory.

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

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

http://www.nessus.org/u?067a612b

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/79.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 143286

File Name: centos_RHSA-2020-3911.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/30/2020

Updated: 12/1/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3

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

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/20/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/28/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-16935

RHSA: 2020:3911

CWE: 79