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

medium Nessus Plugin ID 93038
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Synopsis

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

Description

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

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

- Fix for CVE-2016-1000110 HTTPoxy attack Resolves:
rhbz#1359161

- 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:
rhbz#1346354

Solution

Update the affected python / python-libs packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?ee4ea01f

http://www.nessus.org/u?5114db7e

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 93038

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2016-0099.nasl

Version: 2.9

Type: local

Published: 8/19/2016

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

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: E:P/RL:O/RC:C

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: 8/18/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/2/2016

Reference Information

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