Debian: DSA-3445-1: pygments security update

    Date13 Jan 2016
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Javantea discovered that pygments, a generic syntax highlighter, is prone to a shell injection vulnerability allowing a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code via shell metacharacters in a font name.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3445-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
    January 13, 2016                      https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : pygments
    CVE ID         : CVE-2015-8557
    Debian Bug     : 802828
    
    Javantea discovered that pygments, a generic syntax highlighter, is
    prone to a shell injection vulnerability allowing a remote attacker to
    execute arbitrary code via shell metacharacters in a font name.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed
    in version 1.5+dfsg-1+deb7u1.
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.0.1+dfsg-1.1+deb8u1.
    
    For the testing distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed
    in version 2.0.1+dfsg-2.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.0.1+dfsg-2.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your pygments packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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