GLSA-201309-05 : pip: Multiple vulnerabilities

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201309-05
(pip: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in pip. Please review the
CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact :

A remote attacker could conduct a Man-in-the-Middle attack to cause pip
to execute arbitrary code. A local attacker could perform symlink attacks
to overwrite arbitrary files with the privileges of the user running the
application.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201309-05.xml

Solution :

All pip users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-python/pip-1.3.1'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 69861 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1629
CVE-2013-1888