FreeBSD : Python -- HTTP Header Injection in Python urllib (a61374fc-3a4d-11e6-a671-60a44ce6887b)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

Guido Vranken reports :

HTTP header injection in urrlib2/urllib/httplib/http.client with
newlines in header values, where newlines have a semantic consequence
of denoting the start of an additional header line.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 91911 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-5699

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