Debian dla-3811 : pypy-idna - security update

medium Nessus Plugin ID 195178


The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.


The remote Debian 10 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the dla-3811 advisory.

- potential DoS via resource consumption via specially crafted inputs to idna.encode() [fedora-all] (CVE-2024-3651)

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


Upgrade the pypy-idna packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 195178

File Name: debian_DLA-3811.nasl

Version: 1.0

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/8/2024

Updated: 5/8/2024

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2024-3651


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:pypy-idna, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:python-idna, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:python3-idna, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:10.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/8/2024

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/11/2024

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2024-3651