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USN-5054-1: uWSGI vulnerability

30 August 2021

uWSGI could be made to crash if it received specially crafted input.

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Releases

Packages

  • uwsgi - fast, self-healing application container server

Details

Felix Wilhelm discovered a buffer overflow flaw in the mod_proxy_uwsgi module.
An attacker could use this vulnerability to provoke an information disclosure
or potentially remote code execution.

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Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 18.04

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

References

Related notices

  • USN-4458-1: libapache2-mod-md, apache2-doc, apache2-suexec-pristine, apache2-dev, apache2-ssl-dev, libapache2-mod-proxy-uwsgi, apache2-suexec-custom, apache2, apache2-utils, apache2-bin, apache2-data
  • USN-5054-2: uwsgi-plugin-rack-ruby2.3, uwsgi-plugin-servlet-openjdk-8, uwsgi-plugin-pyerl-python3, uwsgi-infrastructure-plugins, libapache2-mod-uwsgi, uwsgi-plugin-jwsgi-openjdk-7, uwsgi-plugin-lua5.1, uwsgi-plugin-asyncio-python, python-uwsgidecorators, uwsgi-plugin-rados, libapache2-mod-proxy-uwsgi, uwsgi-plugin-rbthreads, uwsgi-plugin-xslt, uwsgi-plugin-erlang, uwsgi-plugin-python3, uwsgi-plugins-all, uwsgi-core, uwsgi-extra, uwsgi-plugin-python, uwsgi-plugin-sqlite3, uwsgi-plugin-jvm-openjdk-7, uwsgi-plugin-alarm-xmpp, uwsgi-plugin-graylog2, uwsgi-plugin-alarm-curl, uwsgi-plugin-jwsgi-openjdk-6, uwsgi-plugin-jvm-openjdk-6, uwsgi-plugin-lua5.2, uwsgi-plugin-asyncio-python3, uwsgi-plugin-pyerl-python, uwsgi-plugin-router-access, uwsgi-plugin-luajit, uwsgi-plugin-gccgo, python3-uwsgidecorators, uwsgi-plugin-emperor-pg, uwsgi-plugin-psgi, uwsgi-plugin-ring-openjdk-8, uwsgi-plugin-jwsgi-openjdk-8, uwsgi-plugin-glusterfs, uwsgi-plugin-tornado-python, uwsgi-plugin-mono, uwsgi-plugin-php, uwsgi, uwsgi-emperor, uwsgi-plugin-jvm-openjdk-8, uwsgi-src, uwsgi-plugin-gevent-python, uwsgi-plugin-geoip, uwsgi-plugin-greenlet-python, libapache2-mod-ruwsgi, uwsgi-plugin-curl-cron, uwsgi-app-integration-plugins, uwsgi-plugin-fiber, uwsgi-plugin-v8, uwsgi-plugin-rack-ruby1.9.1, uwsgi-plugin-ldap