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Debian: CVE-2020-8492: python2.7, python3.7 -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2020-8492: python2.7, python3.7 -- security update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
01/30/2020
Created
07/17/2020
Added
07/16/2020
Modified
11/04/2022

Description

Python 2.7 through 2.7.17, 3.5 through 3.5.9, 3.6 through 3.6.10, 3.7 through 3.7.6, and 3.8 through 3.8.1 allows an HTTP server to conduct Regular Expression Denial of Service (ReDoS) attacks against a client because of urllib.request.AbstractBasicAuthHandler catastrophic backtracking.

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-python2-7
  • debian-upgrade-python3-7

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