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Ubuntu Security Update USN-3585-1: Twisted vulnerability

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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3585-1


    5th March, 2018

    twisted vulnerability


    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

    • Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
    • Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
    Summary


    Twisted could be made to run programs if it received specially crafted network traffic.

    Software description



    • twisted - Event-based framework for internet applications
    Details


    It was discovered that Twisted incorrectly handled certain HTTP requests.
    An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code.

    Update instructions


    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package version:

    Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
    python3-twisted 16.0.0-1ubuntu0.2
    python-twisted-web 16.0.0-1ubuntu0.2
    python-twisted 16.0.0-1ubuntu0.2
    python-twisted-bin 16.0.0-1ubuntu0.2
    Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
    python-twisted-web 13.2.0-1ubuntu1.2
    python-twisted 13.2.0-1ubuntu1.2
    python-twisted-bin 13.2.0-1ubuntu1.2

    To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.

    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

    References


    CVE-2016-1000111

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