GLSA-201209-16 : SQLAlchemy: SQL injection

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201209-16
(SQLAlchemy: SQL injection)

SQLAlchemy does not properly sanitize input passed from the &ldquo

and &ldquo
keywords to the select() function before using it in an
SQL query.

Impact :

A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary
SQL statements.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All SQLAlchemy users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-python/sqlalchemy-0.7.4'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 62345 ()

Bugtraq ID: 52330

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0805

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