CentOS 9 : python3.11-3.11.4-2.el9

medium Nessus Plugin ID 191416

Synopsis

The remote CentOS host is missing a security update for python3.11.

Description

The remote CentOS Linux 9 host has a package installed that is affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the python3.11-3.11.4-2.el9 build changelog.

- Directory traversal vulnerability in the (1) extract and (2) extractall functions in the tarfile module in Python allows user-assisted remote attackers to overwrite arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) sequence in filenames in a TAR archive, a related issue to CVE-2001-1267. (CVE-2007-4559)

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 CentOS 9 Stream python3.11 package.

See Also

https://kojihub.stream.centos.org/koji/buildinfo?buildID=34154

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 191416

File Name: centos9_python3_11-3_11_4-2.nasl

Version: 1.0

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/29/2024

Updated: 2/29/2024

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2007-4559

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:centos:centos:9, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python3.11

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/30/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/27/2007

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-4559