CVE Reference: CVE-2013-2099

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Original Page at CVE MITRE:
CVE-2013-2099

Description:
Algorithmic complexity vulnerability in the ssl.match_hostname function in Python 3.2.x, 3.3.x, and earlier, and unspecified versions of python-backports-ssl_match_hostname as used for older Python versions, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via multiple wildcard characters in the common name in a certificate.

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

UBUNTU
  http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1983-1
  http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1984-1
  http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1985-1

SAID
  Secunia Advisory: SA55107
  Secunia Advisory: SA55116

REDHAT
  http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1690.html

MLIST
  http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/05/16/6

MISC
  http://bugs.python.org/issue17980

CONFIRM
  http://bugs.python.org/issue17980


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