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Alma Linux: CVE-2022-40897: Moderate: python-setuptools security update (ALSA-2023-0952)

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Alma Linux: CVE-2022-40897: Moderate: python-setuptools security update (ALSA-2023-0952)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
12/23/2022
Created
02/22/2023
Added
02/22/2023
Modified
02/21/2024

Description

Python Packaging Authority (PyPA) setuptools before 65.5.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via HTML in a crafted package or custom PackageIndex page. There is a Regular Expression Denial of Service (ReDoS) in package_index.py.

Solution(s)

  • alma-upgrade-python3-setuptools
  • alma-upgrade-python3-setuptools-wheel

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