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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2016-0772) (Multiple Advisories): python security and bug fix update

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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2016-0772) (Multiple Advisories): python security and bug fix update

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
Published
09/02/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/02/2016
Modified
01/22/2020

Description

The smtplib library in CPython (aka Python) before 2.7.12, 3.x before 3.4.5, and 3.5.x before 3.5.2 does not return an error when StartTLS fails, which might allow man-in-the-middle attackers to bypass the TLS protections by leveraging a network position between the client and the registry to block the StartTLS command, aka a "StartTLS stripping attack."

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-python
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-python-debug
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-python-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-python-libs
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-python-test
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-python-tools
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-tkinter

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