ESB-2017.2701 - [Win][UNIX/Linux][Ubuntu] Werkzeug: Execute arbitrary code/commands - Remote with user interaction 2017-10-26

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                               ESB-2017.2701
                          Werkzeug vulnerability
                              26 October 2017

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           Werkzeug
Publisher:         Ubuntu
Operating System:  Ubuntu
                   UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
                   Windows
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2016-10516  

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3463-1

Comment: This advisory references vulnerabilities in products which run on 
         platforms other than Ubuntu. It is recommended that administrators 
         running Werkzeug check for an updated version of the software for 
         their operating system.

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USN-3463-1: Werkzeug vulnerability

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3463-1

25th October, 2017

python-werkzeug vulnerability

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 version:

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
    python3-werkzeug 0.10.4+dfsg1-1ubuntu1.1 
    python-werkzeug 0.10.4+dfsg1-1ubuntu1.1 
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
    python3-werkzeug 0.9.4+dfsg-1.1ubuntu2.1 
    python-werkzeug 0.9.4+dfsg-1.1ubuntu2.1 

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-2016-10516

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