Amazon Linux AMI : python-pip (ALAS-2015-541)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 84129
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Synopsis

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description

A flaw was found in the way python-requests set the domain cookie parameter for certain HTTP responses. A remote attacker could use this flaw to modify a cookie to be sent to an arbitrary URL.

Solution

Run 'yum update python-pip' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2015-541.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 84129

File Name: ala_ALAS-2015-541.nasl

Version: 2.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/12/2015

Updated: 4/18/2018

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:python26-pip, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:python27-pip, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:python34-pip, cpe:/o:amazon:linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 6/11/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-2296

ALAS: 2015-541