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Alma Linux: CVE-2024-3651: Moderate: python-idna security update (ALSA-2024-3846)

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Alma Linux: CVE-2024-3651: Moderate: python-idna security update (ALSA-2024-3846)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
05/29/2024
Created
06/04/2024
Added
06/03/2024
Modified
07/17/2024

Description

A vulnerability was identified in the kjd/idna library, specifically within the `idna.encode()` function, affecting version 3.6. The issue arises from the function's handling of crafted input strings, which can lead to quadratic complexity and consequently, a denial of service condition. This vulnerability is triggered by a crafted input that causes the `idna.encode()` function to process the input with considerable computational load, significantly increasing the processing time in a quadratic manner relative to the input size.

Solution(s)

  • alma-upgrade-python3-idna

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