Scientific Linux Security Update : python on SL7.x x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Security Fix(es) :

- The Python standard library HTTP client modules (such as
httplib or urllib) did not perform verification of
TLS/SSL certificates when connecting to HTTPS servers. A
man-in-the-middle attacker could use this flaw to hijack
connections and eavesdrop or modify transferred data.
(CVE-2014-9365)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?22722743

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 102654 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-9365

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