USN-4308-2: Twisted vulnerabilities
30 March 2020
Several security issues were fixed in Twisted.
- twisted - Event-based framework for internet applications
USN-4308-1 fixed several vulnerabilities in Twisted. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM.
Original advisory details:
it was discovered that Twisted incorrectly validated or sanitized certain
URIs or HTTP methods. A remote attacker could use this issue to inject
invalid characters and possibly perform header injection attacks.
It was discovered that Twisted incorrectly verified XMPP TLS certificates.
A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to perform a
man-in-the-middle attack and obtain sensitive information. (CVE-2019-12855)
Jake Miller and ZeddYu Lu discovered that Twisted incorrectly handled
certain content-length headers. A remote attacker could possibly use this
issue to perform HTTP request splitting attacks. (CVE-2020-10108,
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
- USN-4308-1: python-twisted-bin, twisted, python3-twisted, python-twisted, python-twisted-web, python3-twisted-bin