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Secunia Security Advisory 50858

Secunia Security Advisory 50858
Posted Oct 5, 2012
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Ubuntu has issued an update for python. This fixes multiple vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to potentially disclose sensitive information and malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting attacks, disclose potentially sensitive information, cause a DoS (Denial of Service) and potentially compromise a vulnerable system.

tags | advisory, denial of service, local, vulnerability, xss, python
systems | linux, ubuntu
MD5 | e1db381abddda715bdfdaf953374c565

Secunia Security Advisory 50858

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The final version of the CSI 6.0 has been released.
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TITLE:
Ubuntu update for python

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA50858

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/50858/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=50858

RELEASE DATE:
2012-10-05

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/50858/#comments

AVAILABLE ON SITE AND IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Last Update
* Popularity
* Comments
* Criticality Level
* Impact
* Where
* Solution Status
* Operating System / Software
* CVE Reference(s)

http://secunia.com/advisories/50858/

ONLY AVAILABLE IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Authentication Level
* Report Reliability
* Secunia PoC
* Secunia Analysis
* Systems Affected
* Approve Distribution
* Remediation Status
* Secunia CVSS Score
* CVSS

https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=50858

ONLY AVAILABLE WITH SECUNIA CSI AND SECUNIA PSI:
* AUTOMATED SCANNING

http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/corporate/wsus_sccm_3rd_third_party_patching/

DESCRIPTION:
Ubuntu has issued an update for python. This fixes multiple
vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to
potentially disclose sensitive information and malicious people to
conduct cross-site scripting attacks, disclose potentially sensitive
information, cause a DoS (Denial of Service) and potentially
compromise a vulnerable system.

For more information:
SA39937
SA40148
SA41968
SA43463
SA43831
SA47810
SA48347
SA49622
SA49354

SOLUTION:
Apply updated packages.

Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
USN-1596-1:
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1596-1/

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXPLOIT:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

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About:
This Advisory was delivered by Secunia as a free service to help
private users keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

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http://secunia.com/advisories/about_secunia_advisories/


Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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