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Debian: CVE-2021-32837: python-mechanize -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2021-32837: python-mechanize -- security update

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
01/17/2023
Created
06/23/2023
Added
06/22/2023
Modified
06/22/2023

Description

mechanize, a library for automatically interacting with HTTP web servers, contains a regular expression that is vulnerable to regular expression denial of service (ReDoS) prior to version 0.4.6. If a web server responds in a malicious way, then mechanize could crash. Version 0.4.6 has a patch for the issue.

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-python-mechanize

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