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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for python27 (ALAS-2013-220) (CVE-2013-4238)

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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for python27 (ALAS-2013-220) (CVE-2013-4238)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
08/17/2013
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/28/2014
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The ssl.match_hostname function in the SSL module in Python 2.6 through 3.4 does not properly handle a '\0' character in a domain name in the Subject Alternative Name field of an X.509 certificate, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof arbitrary SSL servers via a crafted certificate issued by a legitimate Certification Authority, a related issue to CVE-2009-2408.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-python27
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-python27-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-python27-devel
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-python27-libs
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-python27-test
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-python27-tools

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-python27
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-python27-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-python27-devel
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-python27-libs
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-python27-test
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-python27-tools

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