Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2010-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2010-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
It was discovered that Python Paste did not properly sanitize certain
strings, resulting in cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities. With
cross-site scripting vulnerabilities, if a user were tricked into
viewing server output during a crafted server request, a remote
attacker could exploit this to modify the contents, or steal
confidential data, within the same domain.
Update the affected python-paste 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: 51073 ()
Bugtraq ID: 41160
CVE ID: CVE-2010-2477
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