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Ubuntu: New Mako packages fix security vulnerability

It was discovered that Mako incorrectly filtered single-quote characters when performing html filtering. An attacker could utilize this to perform cross-site scripting attacks. Updated packages are available from security.ubuntu.com.

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-996-1         September 29, 2010
mako vulnerability
CVE-2010-2480
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A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases:

Ubuntu 10.04 LTS

This advisory also applies to the corresponding versions of
Kubuntu, Edubuntu, and Xubuntu.

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

Ubuntu 10.04 LTS:
 python-mako                     0.2.5-2ubuntu1.3

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

Details follow:

It was discovered that Mako incorrectly filtered single-quote characters
when performing html filtering. An attacker could utilize this to perform
cross-site scripting attacks.


Updated packages for Ubuntu 10.04:

 Source archives:

   http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/m/mako/mako_0.2.5-2ubuntu1.3.diff.gz
     Size/MD5:     5622 9cc948447247736d5d37f2ada66f2e59
   http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/m/mako/mako_0.2.5-2ubuntu1.3.dsc
     Size/MD5:     1452 fd281df3c78bc4ca4fb2f1a96a5cf9c9
   http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/m/mako/mako_0.2.5.orig.tar.gz
     Size/MD5:   228192 d8ca783630dc5e93970a2075532fa643

 Architecture independent packages:

   http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/m/mako/python-mako_0.2.5-2ubuntu1.3_all.deb
     Size/MD5:   100918 0df79d97dbd23990c0bb3dbd85e8c5f0
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