Debian Security Advisory DSA 3743-1 (python-bottle - security update)

Published: 2016-12-19 23:00:00
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

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

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Affected Versions:
python-bottle on Debian Linux

Recommendations:
For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 0.12.7-1+deb8u1. For the testing (stretch) and unstable (sid) distributions, this problem has been fixed in version 0.12.11-1. We recommend that you upgrade your python-bottle Linux Distribution Packages.

Summary:
It was discovered that bottle, a WSGI-framework for the Python programming language, did not properly filter '\r\n' sequences when handling redirections. This allowed an attacker to perform CRLF attacks such as HTTP header injection.

Detection Method:
This check tests the installed software version using the apt Linux Distribution Package manager.

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-9964

References:

http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3743.html

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Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
4.3

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