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Alma Linux: CVE-2024-0450: Important: python3.9 security update (ALSA-2024-4078)

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Alma Linux: CVE-2024-0450: Important: python3.9 security update (ALSA-2024-4078)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
03/19/2024
Created
06/01/2024
Added
05/31/2024
Modified
07/23/2024

Description

An issue was found in the CPython `zipfile` module affecting versions 3.12.1, 3.11.7, 3.10.13, 3.9.18, and 3.8.18 and prior. The zipfile module is vulnerable to “quoted-overlap” zip-bombs which exploit the zip format to create a zip-bomb with a high compression ratio. The fixed versions of CPython makes the zipfile module reject zip archives which overlap entries in the archive.

Solution(s)

  • alma-upgrade-python-unversioned-command
  • alma-upgrade-python3
  • alma-upgrade-python3-debug
  • alma-upgrade-python3-devel
  • alma-upgrade-python3-idle
  • alma-upgrade-python3-libs
  • alma-upgrade-python3-test
  • alma-upgrade-python3-tkinter

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