GLSA-201612-05 : Pygments: Arbitrary code execution
High Nessus Plugin ID 95520
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201612-05 (Pygments: Arbitrary code execution)
A vulnerability in FontManager’s _get_nix_font_path function allows shell metacharacters to be passed in a font name.
A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll Pygments users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-python/pygments-2.0.2-r1'