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Alma Linux: CVE-2020-8492: Moderate: python38:3.8 security, bug fix, and enhancement update (ALSA-2020-4641)

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Alma Linux: CVE-2020-8492: Moderate: python38:3.8 security, bug fix, and enhancement update (ALSA-2020-4641)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
01/30/2020
Created
05/05/2022
Added
05/04/2022
Modified
05/13/2022

Description

Python 2.7 through 2.7.17, 3.5 through 3.5.9, 3.6 through 3.6.10, 3.7 through 3.7.6, and 3.8 through 3.8.1 allows an HTTP server to conduct Regular Expression Denial of Service (ReDoS) attacks against a client because of urllib.request.AbstractBasicAuthHandler catastrophic backtracking.

Solution(s)

  • alma-upgrade-python38-Cython
  • alma-upgrade-python38-asn1crypto
  • alma-upgrade-python38-cffi
  • alma-upgrade-python38-chardet
  • alma-upgrade-python38-cryptography
  • alma-upgrade-python38-idna
  • alma-upgrade-python38-markupsafe
  • alma-upgrade-python38-mod_wsgi
  • alma-upgrade-python38-psycopg2
  • alma-upgrade-python38-psycopg2-doc
  • alma-upgrade-python38-psycopg2-tests
  • alma-upgrade-python38-pycparser
  • alma-upgrade-python38-pysocks
  • alma-upgrade-python38-pytz
  • alma-upgrade-python38-requests
  • alma-upgrade-python38-scipy

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