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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2019-5010: Security patch for python27,python34,python35,python36 (ALAS-2019-1169)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2019-5010: Security patch for python27,python34,python35,python36 (ALAS-2019-1169)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
01/31/2019
Created
04/22/2019
Added
04/01/2019
Modified
11/07/2019

Description

Details for this vulnerability have not been published by NIST at this point. Descriptions from software vendor advisories for this issue are provided below.

From ALAS-2019-1169:

A null pointer dereference vulnerability was found in the certificate parsing code in Python. This causes a denial of service to applications when parsing specially crafted certificates. This vulnerability is unlikely to be triggered if application enables SSL/TLS certificate validation and accepts certificates only from trusted root certificate authorities. (CVE-2019-5010)

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-python27
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-python34
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-python35
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-python36

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-python27
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-python34
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-python35
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-python36

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