Low: python-tornado

2015-05-05T21:31:00
ID ALAS-2015-521
Type amazon
Reporter Amazon
Modified 2015-05-05T21:31:00

Description

Issue Overview:

A denial of service flaw was found in the way Python's SSL module implementation performed matching of certain certificate names. A remote attacker able to obtain a valid certificate that contained multiple wildcard characters could use this flaw to issue a request to validate such a certificate, resulting in excessive consumption of CPU.

Affected Packages:

python-tornado

Issue Correction:
Run yum update python-tornado to update your system.

New Packages:

noarch:  
    python27-tornado-2.2.1-7.7.amzn1.noarch  
    python26-tornado-2.2.1-7.7.amzn1.noarch  
    python27-tornado-doc-2.2.1-7.7.amzn1.noarch  
    python26-tornado-doc-2.2.1-7.7.amzn1.noarch

src:  
    python-tornado-2.2.1-7.7.amzn1.src