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Advisories

Arch Linux Security Advisory ASA-202106-25
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Severity: Medium
Date    : 2021-06-09
CVE-ID  : CVE-2021-33503
Package : python-urllib3
Type    : denial of service
Remote  : Yes
Link    : https://security.archlinux.org/AVG-2038

Summary
=======

The package python-urllib3 before version 1.26.5-1 is vulnerable to
denial of service.

Resolution
==========

Upgrade to 1.26.5-1.

# pacman -Syu "python-urllib3>=1.26.5-1"

The problem has been fixed upstream in version 1.26.5.

Workaround
==========

None.

Description
===========

A security issue has been found in python-urllib3 before version
1.26.5. When provided with a URL containing many @ characters in the
authority component, the authority regular expression exhibits
catastrophic backtracking, causing a denial of service if a URL was
passed as a parameter or redirected to via an HTTP redirect.

Impact
======

A remote attacker could exhaust CPU resources, leading to denial of
service, using a crafted URL.

References
==========

https://github.com/urllib3/urllib3/security/advisories/GHSA-q2q7-5pp4-w6pg
https://github.com/urllib3/urllib3/commit/2d4a3fee6de2fa45eb82169361918f759269b4ec
https://security.archlinux.org/CVE-2021-33503

ArchLinux: 202106-25: python-urllib3: denial of service

June 11, 2021
The package python-urllib3 before version 1.26.5-1 is vulnerable to denial of service

Summary

A security issue has been found in python-urllib3 before version 1.26.5. When provided with a URL containing many @ characters in the authority component, the authority regular expression exhibits catastrophic backtracking, causing a denial of service if a URL was passed as a parameter or redirected to via an HTTP redirect.

Resolution

Upgrade to 1.26.5-1.
# pacman -Syu "python-urllib3>=1.26.5-1"
The problem has been fixed upstream in version 1.26.5.

References

https://github.com/urllib3/urllib3/security/advisories/GHSA-q2q7-5pp4-w6pg https://github.com/urllib3/urllib3/commit/2d4a3fee6de2fa45eb82169361918f759269b4ec https://security.archlinux.org/CVE-2021-33503

Severity
CVE-ID : CVE-2021-33503
Package : python-urllib3
Type : denial of service
Remote : Yes
Link : https://security.archlinux.org/AVG-2038

Impact

A remote attacker could exhaust CPU resources, leading to denial of service, using a crafted URL.

Workaround

None.

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