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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for python-tornado (ALAS-2015-521) (CVE-2013-2099)

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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for python-tornado (ALAS-2015-521) (CVE-2013-2099)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
10/09/2013
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/07/2015
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Algorithmic complexity vulnerability in the ssl.match_hostname function in Python 3.2.x, 3.3.x, and earlier, and unspecified versions of python-backports-ssl_match_hostname as used for older Python versions, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via multiple wildcard characters in the common name in a certificate.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-python26-tornado
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-python26-tornado-doc
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-python27-tornado
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-python27-tornado-doc

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-python26-tornado
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-python26-tornado-doc
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-python27-tornado
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-python27-tornado-doc

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