GLSA-201811-18 : Tablib: Arbitrary command execution
High Nessus Plugin ID 119163
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201811-18 (Tablib: Arbitrary command execution)
A vulnerability was discovered in Tablib’s Databook loading functionality, due to improper input validation.
A remote attacker, by enticing the user to process a specially crafted Databook via YAML, could possibly execute arbitrary python commands with the privilege of the process.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll Tablib users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-python/tablib-0.12.1'