Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 10.10 / 11.04 / 11.10 : python-httplib2 vulnerability (USN-1375-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2015 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

The httplib2 Python library earlier than version 0.7.0 did not perform
any server certificate validation when using HTTPS connections. If a
remote attacker were able to perform a man-in-the-middle attack, this
flaw could be exploited to alter or compromise confidential
information in applications that used the httplib2 library.

Solution :

Update the affected python-httplib2 and / or python3-httplib2

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 58144 ()

Bugtraq ID: 52179