Executive Summary

Title Python: Multiple vulnerabilities
Name GLSA-202003-26 First vendor Publication 2020-03-15
Vendor Gentoo Last vendor Modification 2020-03-15
Severity (Vendor) N/A Revision N/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
Cvss Base Score 6.4 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 4.9 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 10 Authentication None Required
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Python, the worst of which could result in a Denial of Service condition.


Python is an interpreted, interactive, object-oriented programming language.


Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Python. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


A remote attacker could possibly perform a CRLF injection attack, obtain sensitive information, trick Python into sending cookies to the wrong domain or cause a Denial of Service condition.


There is no known workaround at this time.


All Python 2.7.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-lang/python-2.7.17:2.7"

All Python 3.5.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-lang/python-3.5.7:3.5/3.5m"

All Python 3.6.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-lang/python-3.6.9:3.6/3.6m"

All Python 3.7x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-lang/python-3.7.4:3.7/3.7m"


[ 1 ] CVE-2018-20852 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-20852
[ 2 ] CVE-2019-5010 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-5010
[ 3 ] CVE-2019-9636 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-9636
[ 4 ] CVE-2019-9740 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-9740
[ 5 ] CVE-2019-9947 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-9947
[ 6 ] CVE-2019-9948 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-9948


This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website:


Original Source

Url : http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-202003-26.xml

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
33 % CWE-93 Failure to Sanitize CRLF Sequences ('CRLF Injection')
17 % CWE-476 NULL Pointer Dereference
17 % CWE-255 Credentials Management
17 % CWE-254 Security Features
17 % CWE-20 Improper Input Validation

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 1
Application 298
Os 3
Os 1
Os 5
Os 1
Os 1
Os 1
Os 1
Os 1
Os 1

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Date Informations
2020-03-15 17:18:26
  • First insertion