ELA-859-1 python-ipaddress security update

denial of service (DoS) vulnerability

A potential denial of service (DoS) vulnerability was discovered in python-ipaddress, a backport of Python 3’s ipaddress module for creating and manipulating IPv4 and IPv6 internet addresses (eg.

This was caused by improperly computing hash values in the IPv4Interface and IPv6Interface classes: if an application was affected by the performance of a dictionary containing IPv4Interface or IPv6Interface objects, an attacker could have caused many dictionary entries to be created.