EulerOS 2.0 SP2 : python (EulerOS-SA-2017-1186)

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Synopsis :

The remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.

Description :

According to the version of the python packages installed, the
EulerOS installation on the remote host is affected by the following
vulnerability :

- 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)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the EulerOS security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?5a9f66bc

Solution :

Update the affected python package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Huawei Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 103024 ()

Bugtraq ID: 71639

CVE ID: CVE-2014-9365

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