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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.844639
Category:Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Title:Ubuntu: Security Advisory for yaws (USN-4569-1)
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'yaws'; package(s) announced via the USN-4569-1 advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'yaws'
package(s) announced via the USN-4569-1 advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
It was discovered that Yaws did not properly sanitize XML input. A remote
attacker could use this vulnerability to execute an XML External Entity
(XXE) injection attack. (CVE-2020-24379)

It was discovered that Yaws mishandled certain input when running CGI
scripts. A remote attacker could use this vulnerability to execute
arbitrary commands. (CVE-2020-24916)

Affected Software/OS:
'yaws' package(s) on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.

Solution:
Please install the updated package(s).

CVSS Score:
10.0

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

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2020-24379
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2020-24916
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