GLSA-201309-05 : pip: Multiple vulnerabilities
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 69861
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201309-05 (pip: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in pip. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker could conduct a Man-in-the-Middle attack to cause pip to execute arbitrary code. A local attacker could perform symlink attacks to overwrite arbitrary files with the privileges of the user running the application.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll pip users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-python/pip-1.3.1'