ALAS2-2019-1291

Affecting python package, versions <2.7.16-3.amzn2.0.1

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Overview

Package updates are available for Amazon Linux 2 that fix the following vulnerabilities: CVE-2019-9948: 1695570: CVE-2019-9948 python: Undocumented local_file protocol allows remote attackers to bypass protection mechanisms urllib in Python 2.x through 2.7.16 supports the local_file: scheme, which makes it easier for remote attackers to bypass protection mechanisms that blacklist file: URIs, as demonstrated by triggering a urllib.urlopen('local_file:///etc/passwd') call.

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CVE
ALAS2-2019-1291
Snyk ID
SNYK-AMZN2-PYTHON-512711
Published
13 Nov, 2019