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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2019-20907

In Lib/ in Python through 3.8.3, an attacker is able to craft a TAR archive leading to an infinite loop when opened by, because _proc_pax lacks header validation.
Publish Date : 2020-07-13 Last Update Date : 2021-07-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2020:4433: python3 security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20204433 unix
RHSA-2020:4641: python38:3.8 security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20204641 unix
RHSA-2020:4654: python27:2.7 security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20204654 unix
RHSA-2020:5009: python security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20205009 unix
RHSA-2020:5010: python3 security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20205010 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2019-20907

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 12.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 14.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 16.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 18.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 20.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Debian Debian Linux 9.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 31 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 32 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Netapp Active Iq Unified Manager * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Netapp Cloud Volumes Ontap Mediator - * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Opensuse Leap 15.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Opensuse Leap 15.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Python Python * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 5
Debian Debian Linux 1
Fedoraproject Fedora 2
Netapp Active Iq Unified Manager 1
Netapp Cloud Volumes Ontap Mediator 1
Opensuse Leap 2
Python Python 1

- References For CVE-2019-20907[email protected]/message/LE4O3PNDNNOMSKHNUKZKD3NGHIFUFDPX/
FEDORA FEDORA-2020-bb919e575e CONFIRM CONFIRM[email protected]/message/VT4AF72TJ2XNIKCR4WEBR7URBJJ4YZRD/
FEDORA FEDORA-2020-dfb11916cc[email protected]/message/CAXHCY4V3LPAAJOBCJ26ISZ4NUXQXTUZ/
FEDORA FEDORA-2020-e9251de272
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20201119 [SECURITY] [DLA 2456-1] python3.5 security update
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2020:1265[email protected]/message/OXI72HIHMXCQFWTULUXDG7VDA2BCYL4Y/
FEDORA FEDORA-2020-d30881c970
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2020:1257
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2020:1258
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2020:1254
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20200822 [SECURITY] [DLA 2337-1] python2.7 security update[email protected]/message/CTUNTBJ3POHONQOTLEZC46POCIYYTAKZ/
FEDORA FEDORA-2020-982b2950db[email protected]/message/36XI3EEQNMHGOZEI63Y7UV6XZRELYEAU/
FEDORA FEDORA-2020-c539babb0a[email protected]/message/CNHPQGSP2YM3JAUD2VAMPXTIUQTZ2M2U/
FEDORA FEDORA-2020-efb908b6a8[email protected]/message/V53P2YOLEQH4J7S5QHXMKMZYFTVVMTMO/
FEDORA FEDORA-2020-d808fdd597[email protected]/message/NTBKKOLFFNHG6CM4ACDX4APHSD5ZX5N4/
FEDORA FEDORA-2020-87c0a0a52d[email protected]/message/TOGKLGTXZLHQQFBVCAPSUDA6DOOJFNRY/
FEDORA FEDORA-2020-97d775e649[email protected]/message/PDKKRXLNVXRF6VGERZSR3OMQR5D5QI6I/
FEDORA FEDORA-2020-826b24c329[email protected]/message/YILCHHTNLH4GG4GSQBX2MZRKZBXOLCKE/
FEDORA FEDORA-2020-1ddd5273d6 CONFIRM[email protected]/message/V3TALOUBYU2MQD4BPLRTDQUMBKGCAXUA/
FEDORA FEDORA-2020-c3b07cc5c9
UBUNTU USN-4428-1[email protected]/message/YSL3XWVDMSMKO23HR74AJQ6VEM3C2NTS/
FEDORA FEDORA-2020-aab24d3714
GENTOO GLSA-202008-01

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2019-20907

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