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amazonAmazonALAS-2012-081
HistoryMay 21, 2012 - 4:52 p.m.

Medium: python27

2012-05-2116:52:00
alas.aws.amazon.com
15

0.16 Low

EPSS

Percentile

96.0%

Issue Overview:

SimpleXMLRPCServer.py in SimpleXMLRPCServer in Python before 2.6.8, 2.7.x before 2.7.3, 3.x before 3.1.5, and 3.2.x before 3.2.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and CPU consumption) via an XML-RPC POST request that contains a smaller amount of data than specified by the Content-Length header.

Affected Packages:

python27

Issue Correction:
Run yum update python27 to update your system.

New Packages:

i686:  
    python27-2.7.3-1.18.amzn1.i686  
    python27-libs-2.7.3-1.18.amzn1.i686  
    python27-devel-2.7.3-1.18.amzn1.i686  
    python27-test-2.7.3-1.18.amzn1.i686  
    python27-tools-2.7.3-1.18.amzn1.i686  
    python27-debuginfo-2.7.3-1.18.amzn1.i686  
  
src:  
    python27-2.7.3-1.18.amzn1.src  
  
x86_64:  
    python27-libs-2.7.3-1.18.amzn1.x86_64  
    python27-tools-2.7.3-1.18.amzn1.x86_64  
    python27-2.7.3-1.18.amzn1.x86_64  
    python27-test-2.7.3-1.18.amzn1.x86_64  
    python27-devel-2.7.3-1.18.amzn1.x86_64  
    python27-debuginfo-2.7.3-1.18.amzn1.x86_64  

Additional References

Red Hat: CVE-2012-0845

Mitre: CVE-2012-0845