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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.844534
Category:Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Title:Ubuntu: Security Advisory for software-properties (USN-4457-1)
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'software-properties'; package(s) announced via the USN-4457-1 advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'software-properties'
package(s) announced via the USN-4457-1 advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
Jason A. Donenfeld discovered that Software Properties incorrectly filtered
certain escape sequences when displaying PPA descriptions. If a user were
tricked into adding an arbitrary PPA, a remote attacker could possibly
manipulate the screen.

Affected Software/OS:
'software-properties' package(s) on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.

Solution:
Please install the updated package(s).

CVSS Score:
2.1

CVSS Vector:
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2020-15709
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