GLSA-200704-19 : Blender: User-assisted remote execution of arbitrary code

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200704-19
(Blender: User-assisted remote execution of arbitrary code)

Stefan Cornelius of Secunia Research discovered an insecure use of the
'eval()' function in

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted
Blender file (.kmz or .kml), resulting in the execution of arbitrary
Python code with the privileges of the user running Blender.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All Blender users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-gfx/blender-2.43'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 25107 (gentoo_GLSA-200704-19.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-1253

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