Rapid7 Vulnerability & Exploit Database

SUSE: CVE-2016-9015: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

Free InsightVM Trial No Credit Card Necessary
2024 Attack Intel Report Latest research by Rapid7 Labs
Back to Search

SUSE: CVE-2016-9015: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

Severity
3
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
01/11/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/20/2018
Modified
02/04/2022

Description

Versions 1.17 and 1.18 of the Python urllib3 library suffer from a vulnerability that can cause them, in certain configurations, to not correctly validate TLS certificates. This places users of the library with those configurations at risk of man-in-the-middle and information leakage attacks. This vulnerability affects users using versions 1.17 and 1.18 of the urllib3 library, who are using the optional PyOpenSSL support for TLS instead of the regular standard library TLS backend, and who are using OpenSSL 1.1.0 via PyOpenSSL. This is an extremely uncommon configuration, so the security impact of this vulnerability is low.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-python-cliff
  • suse-upgrade-python-mock
  • suse-upgrade-python-oauthlib
  • suse-upgrade-python-pbr
  • suse-upgrade-python-pyjwt
  • suse-upgrade-python-rsa
  • suse-upgrade-python-setuptools
  • suse-upgrade-python-stevedore
  • suse-upgrade-python-urllib3
  • suse-upgrade-python2-urllib3
  • suse-upgrade-python3-mock
  • suse-upgrade-python3-oauthlib
  • suse-upgrade-python3-pbr
  • suse-upgrade-python3-pyjwt
  • suse-upgrade-python3-setuptools
  • suse-upgrade-python3-urllib3

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

;