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Vulnerability in the asyncore module in Python before 3.2

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12111

The asyncore module in Python before 3.2 does not properly handle unsuccessful calls to the accept function and does not have accompanying documentation describing how daemon applications should handle unsuccessful calls to the accept function which makes it easier for remote attackers to conduct denial of service attacks that terminate these applications via network connections.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2010-3492
Product(s):
  • Python