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PostPosted: Tue Jul 28, 2020 9:26 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 202007-35 ] ReportLab Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: ReportLab: Arbitrary code execution (GLSA 202007-35)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: 2020-07-27
Bug(s): #710738
ID: 202007-35

Synopsis

A vulnerability allowing arbitrary code execution was found in
ReportLab.


Background

ReportLab is an Open Source Python library for generating PDFs and
graphics.


Affected Packages

Package: dev-python/reportlab
Vulnerable: < 3.5.42
Unaffected: >= 3.5.42
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

ReportLab was found to be mishandling XML documents and may evaluate the
contents without checking for their safety.


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 ReportLab users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-python/reportlab-3.5.42"
   


References

CVE-2019-17626
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