openSUSE Security Update : python-Twisted (openSUSE-2016-1482)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 95911


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for python-Twisted fixes the following issues :

- No longer automatically export the http_proxy environment variable to avoid the proxy being trusted by unaware applications, if a Proxy request header is supplied (boo#989997, CVE-2016-1000111)


Update the affected python-Twisted packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 95911

File Name: openSUSE-2016-1482.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/12/16

Modified: 2016/12/16

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-Twisted, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-Twisted-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-Twisted-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/12/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-1000111