Date: Mon, 13 Feb 2012 08:57:49 -0700 From: Kurt Seifried <kseifried@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com CC: Jan Lieskovsky <jlieskov@...hat.com>, "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org>, Daniel Callaghan <dcallagh@...hat.com>, David Malcolm <dmalcolm@...hat.com> Subject: Re: CVE Request -- python (SimpleXMLRPCServer): DoS (excessive CPU usage) via malformed XML-RPC / HTTP POST request On 02/13/2012 07:03 AM, Jan Lieskovsky wrote: > Hello Kurt, Steve, vendors, > > we have been notified by Daniel Callaghan via: >  https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=789790 > > about a denial of service flaw present in the way > Simple XML-RPC Server module of Python processed > client connections, that were closed prior the > complete request body has been received. A remote > attacker could use this flaw to cause Python Simple > XML-RPC based server process to consume excessive > amount of CPU. > > Issue has been reported upstream at: >  http://bugs.python.org/issue14001 > > Could you allocate a CVE identifier for this? > > Thank you && Regards, Jan. > -- > Jan iankko Lieskovsky / Red Hat Security Response Team Please use CVE-2012-0845 for this issue. -- Kurt Seifried Red Hat Security Response Team (SRT)
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