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Red Hat OpenShift: CVE-2019-11324: python-urllib3: Certification mishandle when error should be thrown

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Red Hat OpenShift: CVE-2019-11324: python-urllib3: Certification mishandle when error should be thrown

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
04/18/2019
Created
12/30/2020
Added
12/29/2020
Modified
12/29/2020

Description

The urllib3 library before 1.24.2 for Python mishandles certain cases where the desired set of CA certificates is different from the OS store of CA certificates, which results in SSL connections succeeding in situations where a verification failure is the correct outcome. This is related to use of the ssl_context, ca_certs, or ca_certs_dir argument.

Solution(s)

  • linuxrpm-upgrade-python-urllib3

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