FreeBSD : pygments -- shell injection vulnerability (5f276780-b6ce-11e5-9731-5453ed2e2b49)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

NVD reports :

The FontManager._get_nix_font_path function in formatters/img.py in
Pygments 1.2.2 through 2.0.2 allows remote attackers to execute
arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in a font name.

See also :

http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2015/Oct/4
http://www.nessus.org/u?7e9426c6
http://www.nessus.org/u?1a1a5496

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 87830 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-8557

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