Fedora 18 : python-backports-ssl_match_hostname-3.2-0.3.a3.fc18 (2013-8694)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 66682


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Fixes CVE-2013-2098 -- Denial of Service with SSL certificates which have specially crafted wildcard patterns.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected python-backports-ssl_match_hostname package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 66682

File Name: fedora_2013-8694.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/05/30

Modified: 2016/05/09

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:python-backports-ssl_match_hostname, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:18

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/05/21

Reference Information

BID: 60197

FEDORA: 2013-8694