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USN-4956-1: Eventlet vulnerability

17 May 2021

Eventlet could be made denial of service if it received a specially crafted request.

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Details

It was discovered that Eventlet incorrectly handled certain requests.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.

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Ubuntu Pro provides ten-year security coverage to 25,000+ packages in Main and Universe repositories, and it is free for up to five machines.

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Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 21.04
Ubuntu 20.10
Ubuntu 20.04

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

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