EulerOS 2.0 SP1 : python (EulerOS-SA-2016-1036)

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Synopsis :

The remote EulerOS host is missing multiple security updates.

Description :

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

- It was discovered that the Python CGIHandler class did
not properly protect against the HTTP_PROXY variable
name clash in a CGI context. A remote attacker could
possibly use this flaw to redirect HTTP requests
performed by a Python CGI script to an
attacker-controlled proxy via a malicious HTTP request.

- It was found that Python's smtplib library did not
return an exception when StartTLS failed to be
established in the SMTP.starttls() function. A man in
the middle attacker could strip out the STARTTLS
command without generating an exception on the Python
SMTP client application, preventing the establishment
of the TLS layer. (CVE-2016-0772)

- It was found that the Python's httplib library (used by
urllib, urllib2 and others) did not properly check
HTTPConnection.putheader() function arguments. An
attacker could use this flaw to inject additional
headers in a Python application that allowed user
provided header names or values. (CVE-2016-5699)

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 :

Solution :

Update the affected python packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Huawei Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 99799 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-0772

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