Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : python-imaging (MDVSA-2014:082)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Updated python-imaging packages fix security vulnerabilities :

Jakub Wilk discovered that temporary files were insecurely created
(via mktemp()) in the IptcImagePlugin.py, Image.py,
JpegImagePlugin.py, and EpsImagePlugin.py files of Python Imaging
Library. A local attacker could use this flaw to perform a symbolic
link attack to modify an arbitrary file accessible to the user running
an application that uses the Python Imaging Library (CVE-2014-1932).

Jakub Wilk discovered that temporary files created in the
JpegImagePlugin.py and EpsImagePlugin.py files of the Python Imaging
Library were passed to an external process. These could be viewed on
the command line, allowing an attacker to obtain the name and possibly
perform symbolic link attacks, allowing them to modify an arbitrary
file accessible to the user running an application that uses the
Python Imaging Library (CVE-2014-1933).

See also :

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0158.html

Solution :

Update the affected python-imaging and / or python-imaging-devel
packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.4
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.8
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 73933 ()

Bugtraq ID: 65511
65513

CVE ID: CVE-2014-1932
CVE-2014-1933

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