CentOS 8 : python27:2.7 (CESA-2021:1761)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 149749
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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-2021:1761 advisory.

- python: CRLF injection via HTTP request method in httplib/http.client (CVE-2020-26116)

- python-urllib3: CRLF injection via HTTP request method (CVE-2020-26137)

- python-lxml: mXSS due to the use of improper parser (CVE-2020-27783)

- python: Stack-based buffer overflow in PyCArg_repr in _ctypes/callproc.c (CVE-2021-3177)

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-2021:1761

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 149749

File Name: centos8_RHSA-2021-1761.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/19/2021

Updated: 6/2/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-3177

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:centos:centos:8, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:babel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python-nose-docs, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python-psycopg2-doc, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python-sqlalchemy-doc, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python2-Cython, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python2-PyMySQL, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python2-attrs, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python2-babel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python2-bson, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python2-chardet, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python2-coverage, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python2-dns, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python2-docs, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python2-docs-info, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python2-docutils, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python2-funcsigs, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python2-idna, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python2-ipaddress, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python2-jinja2, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python2-markupsafe, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python2-mock, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python2-nose, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python2-pip, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python2-pip-wheel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python2-pluggy, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python2-psycopg2, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python2-psycopg2-debug, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python2-psycopg2-tests, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python2-py, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python2-pygments, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python2-pymongo, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python2-pymongo-gridfs, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python2-pysocks, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python2-pytest, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python2-pytest-mock, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python2-pytz, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python2-pyyaml, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python2-requests, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python2-rpm-macros, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python2-scipy, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python2-setuptools_scm, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python2-sqlalchemy, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python2-virtualenv, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python2-wheel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python2-wheel-wheel

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: 5/18/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/30/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-26116, CVE-2020-26137, CVE-2020-27783, CVE-2021-3177

RHSA: 2021:1761