Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : python-httplib2 (MDVSA-2013:168)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 66615


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.


Updated python-httplib2 packages fix security vulnerability :

httplib2 only validates SSL certificates on the first request to a connection, and doesn't report validation failures on subsequent requests (CVE-2013-2037).


Update the affected python-httplib2 package.

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 66615

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2013-168.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Published: 2013/05/28

Modified: 2014/01/23

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 2.6

Temporal Score: 2.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:python-httplib2, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:1

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/05/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-2037

BID: 52179

MDVSA: 2013:168

MGASA: 2013-0152