openSUSE Security Update : python-requests (openSUSE-2016-98)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 88401
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The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for python-requests fixes the following issue :

- CVE-2014-1830: Proxy-Authorization header leak (bnc#897658)


Update the affected python-requests package.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 88401

File Name: openSUSE-2016-98.nasl

Version: 2.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/27/2016

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-requests, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 1/26/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-1830