Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS : twisted vulnerability (USN-3585-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 107146
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionIt was discovered that Twisted incorrectly handled certain HTTP requests. An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code.
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SolutionUpdate the affected packages.