Bug 1549191 (CVE-2018-1060) - CVE-2018-1060 python: DOS via regular expression catastrophic backtracking in apop() method in pop3lib [NEEDINFO]
Summary: CVE-2018-1060 python: DOS via regular expression catastrophic backtracking in...
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Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2018-1060
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
low
low
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1563452 1709356 1563449 1563450 1563451 1563453 1563454 1563461 1563462 1563463 1563464 1563465 1709388
Blocks: 1549194
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2018-02-26 16:19 UTC by Pedro Sampaio
Modified: 2019-09-29 14:33 UTC (History)
20 users (show)

Fixed In Version: python 2.7.15, python 3.4.9, python 3.5.6, python 3.6.5rc1, python 3.7.0
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A flaw was found in the way catastrophic backtracking was implemented in python's pop3lib's apop() method. An attacker could use this flaw to cause denial of service.
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Last Closed: 2019-06-08 03:41:18 UTC
hhorak: needinfo? (jamills)
hhorak: needinfo? (briang)


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System ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2018:3041 None None None 2018-10-30 07:24:41 UTC
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2019:1260 None None None 2019-05-22 12:01:48 UTC

Description Pedro Sampaio 2018-02-26 16:19:47 UTC
Catastrophic backtracking vulnerability was found in Python. Exploitation of a regular expression in pop3lib's apop() method although limited by 2048 chars, can lead to denial of service.

Upstream issue:

https://bugs.python.org/issue32981

Comment 2 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2018-04-04 01:49:52 UTC
External References:

https://docs.python.org/3.6/whatsnew/changelog.html#python-3-6-5-final

Comment 3 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2018-04-04 02:01:13 UTC
Created python33 tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1563465]


Created python35 tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1563461]


Created python34 tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1563463]


Created python26 tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1563464]


Created python3 tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1563462]

Comment 4 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2018-04-04 02:23:51 UTC
Acknowledgments:

Name: the Python security response team

Comment 5 errata-xmlrpc 2018-10-30 07:24:31 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Via RHSA-2018:3041 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3041

Comment 12 errata-xmlrpc 2019-05-22 12:01:46 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.4 EUS
  Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.5 EUS
  Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.6 EUS

Via RHSA-2019:1260 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:1260


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