OracleVM 3.3 / 3.4 : python (OVMSA-2016-0099) (httpoxy)

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Synopsis :

The remote OracleVM host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address
critical security updates :

- Add Oracle Linux distribution in [orabug
21288328] (Keshav Sharma)

- Fix for CVE-2016-1000110 HTTPoxy attack Resolves:

- Fix for CVE-2016-0772 python: smtplib StartTLS stripping
attack (rhbz#1303647) Raise an error when STARTTLS fails
(upstream patch)

- Fix for CVE-2016-5699 python: http protocol steam
injection attack (rhbz#1303699) Disabled HTTP header
injections in httplib (upstream patch) Resolves:

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected python / python-libs packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.5
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: OracleVM Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 93038 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-0772

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