openSUSE Security Update : python-Twisted (openSUSE-2016-1482)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for python-Twisted fixes the following issues :

- No longer automatically export the http_proxy
environment variable to avoid the proxy being trusted by
unaware applications, if a Proxy request header is
supplied (boo#989997, CVE-2016-1000111)

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=989997

Solution :

Update the affected python-Twisted packages.

Risk factor :

Medium

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 95911 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-1000111

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