RHEL 8 : python3.11 (RHSA-2024:3062)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 197768


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


The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the RHSA-2024:3062 advisory.

Python is an interpreted, interactive, object-oriented programming language, which includes modules, classes, exceptions, very high level dynamic data types and dynamic typing. Python supports interfaces to many system calls and libraries, as well as to various windowing systems.

Security Fix(es):

* python: Parsing errors in email/_parseaddr.py lead to incorrect value in email address part of tuple (CVE-2023-27043)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Additional Changes:

For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.10 Release Notes linked from the References section.

Tenable has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Red Hat Enterprise Linux security advisory.

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


Update the RHEL python3.11 package based on the guidance in RHSA-2024:3062.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 197768

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2024-3062.nasl

Version: 1.0

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/23/2024

Updated: 5/23/2024

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 2.2


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.9

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-27043


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:python3.11-idle, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:python3.11-debug, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:python3.11-tkinter, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:python3.11-test, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:python3.11-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:python3.11-rpm-macros, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:python3.11, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:8, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:python3.11-libs

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/22/2024

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/19/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-27043

CWE: 20

RHSA: 2024:3062