GLSA-201612-52 : Pillow: Multiple vulnerabilities
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 96227
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe 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.
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.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll Pillow users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-python/pillow-3.4.2'