[USN-3463-1] Werkzeug vulnerability

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[USN-3463-1] Werkzeug vulnerability

Leonidas S. Barbosa
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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3463-1
October 25, 2017

python-werkzeug vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary:

Werkzeug could be made to run arbitrary code if it opened a
specially crafted file.

Software Description:
- python-werkzeug: collection of utilities for WSGI applications

Details:

It was discovered that Werkzeug did not properly handle certain
web scripts. A remote attacker could use this to inject arbitrary
code via a field that contains an exception message.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
  python-werkzeug                 0.10.4+dfsg1-1ubuntu1.1
  python3-werkzeug                0.10.4+dfsg1-1ubuntu1.1

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
  python-werkzeug                 0.9.4+dfsg-1.1ubuntu2.1
  python3-werkzeug                0.9.4+dfsg-1.1ubuntu2.1

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

References:
  https://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3463-1
  CVE-2016-10516

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python-werkzeug/0.10.4+dfsg1-1ub
untu1.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python-werkzeug/0.9.4+dfsg-1.1ub
untu2.1

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