Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 970112
CVE-2013-2099 python: ssl.match_hostname() DoS via certificates with specially crafted hostname wildcard patterns [epel-all]
Last modified: 2013-08-03 15:12:15 EDT
This is an automatically created tracking bug! It was created to ensure
that one or more security vulnerabilities are fixed in affected versions
of Fedora EPEL.
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python-pip-1.3.1-4.el6 has been submitted as an update for Fedora EPEL 6.
Note this is submitted for EPEL6 but not EPEL5.
I believe the plan for EPEL5 is to retire the package due to other security bugs that would require backports (the upstream updates that fix those security issues are not compatible with python-2.4.)
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora EPEL 6 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=epel-testing python-pip-1.3.1-4.el6'
as soon as you are able to.
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python-pip-1.3.1-4.el6 has been pushed to the Fedora EPEL 6 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.