Vulnerability identifier: #VU58295
Vulnerability risk: Low
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 improper management of internal resources within the application within the AbstractBasicAuthHandler class in urllib. A remote attacker with control over the server can perform regular expression denial of service attack during authentication.
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Vulnerable software versions
Python: 3.6 - 3.9.4
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?