National Vulnerability Database

National Vulnerability Database

National Vulnerability
Database

CVE-2018-1060 Detail

Current Description

python before versions 2.7.15, 3.4.9, 3.5.6rc1, 3.6.5rc1 and 3.7.0 is vulnerable to catastrophic backtracking in pop3lib's apop() method. An attacker could use this flaw to cause denial of service.

Source:  MITRE
View Analysis Description

Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Nist CVSS score does not match with CNA score
CNA:  Red Hat, Inc.
Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

By selecting these links, you will be leaving NIST webspace. We have provided these links to other web sites because they may have information that would be of interest to you. No inferences should be drawn on account of other sites being referenced, or not, from this page. There may be other web sites that are more appropriate for your purpose. NIST does not necessarily endorse the views expressed, or concur with the facts presented on these sites. Further, NIST does not endorse any commercial products that may be mentioned on these sites. Please address comments about this page to nvd@nist.gov.

Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1042001 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHBA-2019:0327 Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3041 Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3505 Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:1260
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:3725
https://bugs.python.org/issue32981 Exploit Issue Tracking Vendor Advisory
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2018-1060 Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory
https://docs.python.org/3.5/whatsnew/changelog.html#python-3-5-6-release-candidate-1 Product Vendor Advisory
https://docs.python.org/3.6/whatsnew/changelog.html#python-3-6-5-release-candidate-1 Product Vendor Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/09/msg00030.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/09/msg00031.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/46PVWY5LFP4BRPG3BVQ5QEEFYBVEXHCK/ Third Party Advisory
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/AEZ5IQT7OF7Q2NCGIVABOWYGKO7YU3NJ/ Third Party Advisory
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/JSKPGPZQNTAULHW4UH63KGOOUIDE4RRB/ Third Party Advisory
https://support.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docLocale=en_US&docId=emr_na-hpesbst03951en_us
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3817-1/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3817-2/ Third Party Advisory
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4306 Third Party Advisory
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4307 Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-noinfo Insufficient Information NIST  
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation Red Hat, Inc.  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:python:python:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
2.7.15
 cpe:2.3:a:python:python:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
3.0
Up to (excluding)
3.4.9
 cpe:2.3:a:python:python:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
3.5.0
Up to (including)
3.5.5
 cpe:2.3:a:python:python:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (excluding)
3.6.0
Up to (including)
3.6.4
 cpe:2.3:a:python:python:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
3.6.5
Up to (excluding)
3.7.0

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:28:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:29:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:30:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:*:*:*:esm:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 4 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:redhat:ansible_tower:3.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_workstation:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 5 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

21 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-1060
NVD Published Date:
06/18/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019