Ubuntu 10.04 LTS : mako vulnerability (USN-996-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2010-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2010-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

It was discovered that Mako incorrectly filtered single-quote
characters when performing html filtering. An attacker could utilize
this to perform cross-site scripting attacks.

Solution :

Update the affected python-mako package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.6
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 49765 ()

Bugtraq ID: 41278

CVE ID: CVE-2010-2480