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Red Hat: CVE-2018-1061: Moderate: python security and bug fix update (Multiple Advisories)

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Red Hat: CVE-2018-1061: Moderate: python security and bug fix update (Multiple Advisories)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
06/19/2018
Created
03/19/2019
Added
10/31/2018
Modified
03/03/2021

Description

python before versions 2.7.15, 3.4.9, 3.5.6rc1, 3.6.5rc1 and 3.7.0 is vulnerable to catastrophic backtracking in the difflib.IS_LINE_JUNK method. An attacker could use this flaw to cause denial of service.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-python
  • redhat-upgrade-python-debug
  • redhat-upgrade-python-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-python-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-python-libs
  • redhat-upgrade-python-test
  • redhat-upgrade-python-tools
  • redhat-upgrade-tkinter

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