FreeBSD : Python -- HTTP Header Injection in Python urllib (a61374fc-3a4d-11e6-a671-60a44ce6887b)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 91911
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The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


Guido Vranken reports :

HTTP header injection in urrlib2/urllib/httplib/http.client with newlines in header values, where newlines have a semantic consequence of denoting the start of an additional header line.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 91911

File Name: freebsd_pkg_a61374fc3a4d11e6a67160a44ce6887b.nasl

Version: 2.7

Type: local

Published: 7/1/2016

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.8


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

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


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.1

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:python27, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:python33, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:python34, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:python35, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 6/30/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/24/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-5699