CVE-2014-9365

NameCVE-2014-9365
DescriptionThe HTTP clients in the (1) httplib, (2) urllib, (3) urllib2, and (4) xmlrpclib libraries in CPython (aka Python) 2.x before 2.7.9 and 3.x before 3.4.3, when accessing an HTTPS URL, do not (a) check the certificate against a trust store or verify that the server hostname matches a domain name in the subject's (b) Common Name or (c) subjectAltName field of the X.509 certificate, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof SSL servers via an arbitrary valid certificate.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
python2.7 (PTS)jessie2.7.9-2+deb8u1fixed
jessie (security)2.7.9-2+deb8u4fixed
stretch (security), stretch2.7.13-2+deb9u3fixed
buster2.7.16-2fixed
bullseye, sid2.7.16-4fixed
python3.4 (PTS)jessie3.4.2-1vulnerable
jessie (security)3.4.2-1+deb8u6vulnerable

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
python2.5source(unstable)(unfixed)medium
python2.6source(unstable)(unfixed)medium
python2.7source(unstable)2.7.9-1medium
python3.1source(unstable)(unfixed)medium
python3.2source(unstable)(unfixed)medium
python3.3source(unstable)(unfixed)medium
python3.4source(unstable)3.4.2-2medium

Notes

[squeeze] - python2.5 <no-dsa> (Too intrusive to backport)
[wheezy] - python2.6 <no-dsa> (Too intrusive to backport)
[squeeze] - python2.6 <no-dsa> (Too intrusive to backport)
[wheezy] - python2.7 <no-dsa> (Too intrusive to backport)
[squeeze] - python3.1 <no-dsa> (Too intrusive to backport)
[wheezy] - python3.2 <no-dsa> (Too intrusive to backport)
[jessie] - python3.4 <no-dsa> (Backporting to stable would break existing applications)
http://bugs.python.org/issue22417

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