Fedora 38 : python-fastapi / python-starlette (2023-9329cee69d)

high Nessus Plugin ID 176404


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


The remote Fedora 38 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the FEDORA-2023-9329cee69d advisory.

- Update `python-starlette` to 0.27.0 and `python-fastapi` to 0.95.2. Fixes [GHSA-v5gw-mw7f-84px Path traversal vulnerability in StaticFiles](https://github.com/encode/starlette/security/advisories/GHSA-v5gw-mw7f-84px).

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


Update the affected python-fastapi and / or python-starlette packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 176404

File Name: fedora_2023-9329cee69d.nasl

Version: 1.0

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/26/2023

Updated: 5/26/2023

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:38, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:python-fastapi, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:python-starlette

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/17/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/17/2023

Reference Information