Rapid7 Vulnerability & Exploit Database

Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-1000110: Security patch for python34,python27,python26 (ALAS-2016-741)

Back to Search

Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-1000110: Security patch for python34,python27,python26 (ALAS-2016-741)

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
Published
08/18/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/02/2016
Modified
12/16/2019

Description

Details for this vulnerability have not been published by NIST at this point. Descriptions from software vendor advisories for this issue are provided below.

From ALAS-2016-741:

It was discovered that the Python CGIHandler class did not properly protect against the HTTP_PROXY variable name clash in a CGI context. A remote attacker could possibly use this flaw to redirect HTTP requests performed by a Python CGI script to an attacker-controlled proxy via a malicious HTTP request.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-python26
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-python27
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-python34

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-python26
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-python27
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-python34

With Rapid7 live dashboards, I have a clear view of all the assets on my network, which ones can be exploited, and what I need to do in order to reduce the risk in my environment in real-time. No other tool gives us that kind of value and insight.

– Scott Cheney, Manager of Information Security, Sierra View Medical Center

;