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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for python27 (ALAS-2012-81) (CVE-2012-0845)

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
5 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) October 05, 2012 February 28, 2014 July 04, 2017

Description

SimpleXMLRPCServer.py in SimpleXMLRPCServer in Python before 2.6.8, 2.7.x before 2.7.3, 3.x before 3.1.5, and 3.2.x before 3.2.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and CPU consumption) via an XML-RPC POST request that contains a smaller amount of data than specified by the Content-Length header.

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References

Solution

amazon-linux-upgrade-python27

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