Scientific Linux Security Update : python on SL7.x i686/x86_64 (2022:5235)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 162595

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote Scientific Linux 7 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the SLSA-2022:5235-1 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: Stack-based buffer overflow in PyCArg_repr in _ctypes/callproc.c (CVE-2021-3177)

Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://www.scientificlinux.org/category/sl-errata/slsa-20225235-1

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 162595

File Name: sl_20220628_python_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/29/2022

Updated: 6/29/2022

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

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 Score Source: CVE-2021-3177

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:fermilab:scientific_linux, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:python, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:python-debug, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:python-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:python-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:python-libs, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:python-test, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:python-tools, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:tkinter

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: 6/28/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/30/2020

Reference Information

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

IAVA: 2021-A-0052-S, 2020-A-0340-S

RHSA: RHSA-2022:5235