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CVE Request -- python (SimpleXMLRPCServer): DoS (excessive CPU usage) via malformed XML-RPC / HTTP POST request
From: Jan Lieskovsky <jlieskov () redhat com>
Date: Mon, 13 Feb 2012 15:03:34 +0100
Hello Kurt, Steve, vendors,
we have been notified by Daniel Callaghan via:
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:
Could you allocate a CVE identifier for this?
Thank you && Regards, Jan.
Jan iankko Lieskovsky / Red Hat Security Response Team
- CVE Request -- python (SimpleXMLRPCServer): DoS (excessive CPU usage) via malformed XML-RPC / HTTP POST request Jan Lieskovsky (Feb 13)