SecurityTracker.com
    Home    |    View Topics    |    Search    |    Contact Us    |   

SecurityTracker
Archives


 


Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Python Vendors:   Python.org
Python Simple XML-RPC Server Module Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1026689
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1026689
CVE Reference:   CVE-2012-0845   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Feb 15 2012
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2.7.2, 3.2.2
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Python. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

A remote user can close a connection to the Python Simple XML-RPC Server module before the complete request body has been received to consume excessive CPU resources on the target system.

Daniel Callaghan reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can consume excessive CPU resources on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a source code fix.

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://bugs.python.org/issue14001

Vendor URL:  www.python.org/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Resource error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Apr 11 2013 (Oracle Issues Fix for Solaris) Python Simple XML-RPC Server Module Lets Remote Users Deny Service
Oracle has issued a fix for Solaris 10 and 11.1.



 Source Message Contents



[Original Message Not Available for Viewing]


Go to the Top of This SecurityTracker Archive Page





Home   |    View Topics   |    Search   |    Contact Us

This web site uses cookies for web analytics. Learn More

Copyright 2019, SecurityGlobal.net LLC