Oracle Linux 7 : python-jinja2 (ELSA-2019-1022)

high Nessus Plugin ID 125107


The remote Oracle Linux host is missing a security update.


From Red Hat Security Advisory 2019:1022 :

An update for python-jinja2 is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

The python-jinja2 package contains Jinja2, a template engine written in pure Python. Jinja2 provides a Django inspired non-XML syntax but supports inline expressions and an optional sandboxed environment.

Security Fix(es) :

* python-jinja2: Sandbox escape due to information disclosure via str.format (CVE-2016-10745)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.


Update the affected python-jinja2 package.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 125107

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2019-1022.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/15/2019

Updated: 5/22/2024

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2016-10745


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.6

Temporal Score: 7.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:oracle:linux:7, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:python-jinja2

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/14/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/8/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-10745

RHSA: 2019:1022