GLSA-201612-52 : Pillow: Multiple vulnerabilities

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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-201612-52
(Pillow: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

Impact :

A local attacker could perform symlink attacks to overwrite arbitrary
files with the privileges of the user running the application, or obtain
sensitive information.
A remote attackers could execute arbitrary code with the privileges of
the process, or cause a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201612-52

Solution :

All Pillow users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-python/pillow-3.4.2'

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 96227 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-1932
CVE-2014-1933
CVE-2016-0740
CVE-2016-0775
CVE-2016-2533
CVE-2016-4009
CVE-2016-9189
CVE-2016-9190

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