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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2013-2099: Python: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2013-2099: Python: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
10/09/2013
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

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)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-dev-lang-python

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