CVE-2019-5010

Public on 2019-03-07
Modified on 2019-07-01
Description
A null pointer dereference vulnerability was found in the certificate parsing code in Python. This causes a denial of service to applications when parsing specially crafted certificates. This vulnerability is unlikely to be triggered if application enables SSL/TLS certificate validation and accepts certificates only from trusted root certificate authorities.
Severity
Medium
CVSS v3 Base Score
7.5
See breakdown

Affected Packages

Platform Package Release Date Advisory
Amazon Linux 2 python3 2019-03-07 05:56 ALAS2-2019-1169
Amazon Linux 2 python 2019-06-25 21:04 ALAS2-2019-1230
Amazon Linux 1 python27 2019-03-21 19:25 ALAS-2019-1169
Amazon Linux 1 python34 2019-03-21 19:25 ALAS-2019-1169
Amazon Linux 1 python35 2019-03-21 19:25 ALAS-2019-1169
Amazon Linux 1 python36 2019-03-21 19:25 ALAS-2019-1169

CVSS Scores

Score Type Score Vector
Amazon Linux CVSSv3 7.5 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
NVD CVSSv2 5.0 AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
NVD CVSSv3 7.5 CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H