CentOS 8 : python3 (CESA-2019:3520)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 145658

Synopsis

The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

The remote CentOS Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the CESA-2019:3520 advisory.

- python: NULL pointer dereference using a specially crafted X509 certificate (CVE-2019-5010)

- python: CRLF injection via the query part of the url passed to urlopen() (CVE-2019-9740)

- python: CRLF injection via the path part of the url passed to urlopen() (CVE-2019-9947)

- python: Undocumented local_file protocol allows remote attackers to bypass protection mechanisms (CVE-2019-9948)

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://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:3520

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 145658

File Name: centos8_RHSA-2019-3520.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/29/2021

Updated: 3/23/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.7

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: 9.1

Temporal Score: 7.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:centos:centos:8, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:platform-python, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:platform-python-debug, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:platform-python-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python3-idle, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python3-libs, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python3-test, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python3-tkinter

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: 11/5/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/15/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-5010, CVE-2019-9740, CVE-2019-9947, CVE-2019-9948

BID: 106636, 107466, 107549, 107555

RHSA: 2019:3520