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USN-5625-2: Mako vulnerability

15 November 2022

Mako could be made to denial of service if it received a specially crafted regular expression.

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Releases

Packages

  • mako - fast and lightweight templating for the Python platform

Details

USN-5625-1 fixed a vulnerability in Mako. This update provides the corresponding update for
Ubuntu 22.10.

Original advisory details:

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

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Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 22.10

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

References

Related notices

  • USN-5625-1: python-mako, python-mako-doc, mako, python3-mako