CVE-2019-18874

NameCVE-2019-18874
Descriptionpsutil (aka python-psutil) through 5.6.5 can have a double free. This occurs because of refcount mishandling within a while or for loop that converts system data into a Python object.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-1998-1
NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs944605

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
python-psutil (PTS)jessie2.1.1-1vulnerable
jessie (security)2.1.1-1+deb8u1fixed
stretch5.0.1-1vulnerable
buster5.5.1-1vulnerable
bullseye, sid5.6.7-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
python-psutilsource(unstable)5.6.7-1low944605
python-psutilsourcejessie2.1.1-1+deb8u1DLA-1998-1

Notes

[buster] - python-psutil <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[stretch] - python-psutil <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://github.com/giampaolo/psutil/commit/7d512c8e4442a896d56505be3e78f1156f443465
https://github.com/giampaolo/psutil/pull/1616

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