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Debian LTS Advisory ([SECURITY] [DLA 1828-1] python-urllib3 security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

4.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

3 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'python-urllib3' package(s) announced via the DSA-1828-1 advisory.

Insight

Insight

A vulnerability was discovered in python-urllib3, an HTTP library with thread-safe connection pooling, whereby an attacker can inject CRLF characters in the request parameter.

Affected Software

Affected Software

'python-urllib3' package(s) on Debian Linux.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable package version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

For Debian 8 'Jessie', this problem has been fixed in version 1.9.1-3+deb8u1. We recommend that you upgrade your python-urllib3 packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)