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PostPosted: Tue Jul 28, 2020 1:26 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 202007-27 ] Haml Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Haml: Arbitrary code execution (GLSA 202007-27)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: 2020-07-27
Bug(s): #699840
ID: 202007-27

Synopsis

A flaw in Haml allows arbitrary code execution as a result of
improper filtering.


Background

Haml is a templating engine for HTML.

Affected Packages

Package: dev-ruby/haml
Vulnerable: < 5.1.2
Unaffected: >= 5.1.2
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

It was discovered that Haml was not correctly filtering out special
characters which may be used for attributes.


Impact

A remote attacker could possibly 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.

Resolution

All Haml users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-ruby/haml-5.1.2"
   


References


CVE-2017-1002201
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