Fedora 27 : python-requests (2018-41320b315a)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 118940

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Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

- Update to v2.20.0

- Includes fix for CVE-2018-18074

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Solution

Update the affected python-requests package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2018-41320b315a

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 118940

File Name: fedora_2018-41320b315a.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/14/2018

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.1

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:python-requests, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:27

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 11/14/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/9/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-18074