EulerOS 2.0 SP2 : python (EulerOS-SA-2017-1186)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 103024
SynopsisThe remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.
DescriptionAccording 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.
SolutionUpdate the affected python package.