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Category:Denial of Service
Title:Python 2.x <= 2.7.11, 3.x <= 3.6.6 Denial of Service (DoS) Vulnerability (Linux)
Summary:Python is prone to a denial of service (DoS) vulnerability.
Python is prone to a denial of service (DoS) vulnerability.

Vulnerability Insight:
A specially crafted X509 certificate can cause a NULL
pointer dereference, resulting in a denial of service. An attacker can initiate or accept
TLS connections using crafted certificates to trigger this vulnerability.

Vulnerability Impact:
Successful exploitation would allow an attacker to crash the application.

Affected Software/OS:
Python versions 2.0.0 through 2.7.11 and 3.0.0 through 3.6.6.

Update to version 2.7.12 or 3.6.7 respectively.

CVSS Score:

CVSS Vector:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2019-5010
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2019:3520
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2019:3725
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2020:0086 (Google Search)
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