OracleVM 3.3 / 3.4 : python (OVMSA-2016-0099) (httpoxy)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 93038


The remote OracleVM host is missing one or more security updates.


The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address critical security updates :

- Add Oracle Linux distribution in [orabug 21288328] (Keshav Sharma)

- Fix for CVE-2016-1000110 HTTPoxy attack Resolves:

- Fix for CVE-2016-0772 python: smtplib StartTLS stripping attack (rhbz#1303647) Raise an error when STARTTLS fails (upstream patch)

- Fix for CVE-2016-5699 python: http protocol steam injection attack (rhbz#1303699) Disabled HTTP header injections in httplib (upstream patch) Resolves:


Update the affected python / python-libs packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 93038

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2016-0099.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.6 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/08/19

Modified: 2017/02/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:ND


Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:X

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:python, p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:python-libs, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.3, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.4

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/08/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-0772, CVE-2016-1000110, CVE-2016-5699

OSVDB: 115884, 140038, 141671