Amazon Linux AMI Security Advisory: ALAS-2012-80
Advisory Release Date: 2012-05-21 16:50 Pacific
Advisory Updated Date: 2014-09-14 16:11 Pacific
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.
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