[USN-5364-1] Waitress vulnerability


========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5364-1 April 05, 2022
waitress vulnerability ==========================================================================
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
– Ubuntu 21.10 – Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
Summary:
waitress could be made to expose sensitive information if it received a specially crafted request.
Software Description: – waitress: production-quality pure-Python WSGI server (documentation)
Details:
It was discovered that Waitress incorrectly handled certain requests. An attacker could possibly use this issue to expose sensitive information.
Update instructions:
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
Ubuntu 21.10: python3-waitress 1.4.4-1.1ubuntu0.1
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS: python3-waitress 1.4.1-1ubuntu0.1
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
References: ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5364-1 CVE-2022-24761
Package Information: launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/waitress/1.4.4-1.1ubuntu0.1 launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/waitress/1.4.1-1ubuntu0.1