Vulnerability identifier: #VU29544
Vulnerability risk: Medium
Exploitation vector: Network
Exploit availability: No
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.
The vulnerability exists due to application improperly computes hash values in the IPv4Interface and IPv6Interface classes within the Lib/ipaddress.py in Python. A remote attacker can trigger resource exhaustion and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack if an application is affected by the performance of a dictionary containing IPv4Interface or IPv6Interface objects, and this attacker can cause many dictionary entries to be created.
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Vulnerable software versions
Python: 3.8.0 - 3.8.3
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?