Gentoo: GLSA-201408-13: Jinja2: Multiple vulnerabilities

    Date29 Aug 2014
    CategoryGentoo
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Jinja2, allowing local attackers to escalate their privileges.
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    Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201408-13
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     Severity: Normal
        Title: Jinja2: Multiple vulnerabilities
         Date: August 29, 2014
         Bugs: #497690
           ID: 201408-13
    
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    Synopsis
    ========
    
    Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Jinja2, allowing local
    attackers to escalate their privileges.
    
    Background
    ==========
    
    Jinja2 is a template engine written in pure Python.
    
    Affected packages
    =================
    
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         Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
        -------------------------------------------------------------------
      1  dev-python/jinja             < 2.7.3                    >= 2.7.3
    
    Description
    ===========
    
    Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Jinja2. Please review
    the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
    
    Impact
    ======
    
    A local attacker could gain escalated privileges via a specially
    crafted cache file or  pre-created temporary directory.
    
    Workaround
    ==========
    
    There is no known workaround at this time.
    
    Resolution
    ==========
    
    All Jinja2 users should upgrade to the latest version:
    
      # emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-python/jinja-2.7.3"
    
    References
    ==========
    
    [ 1 ] CVE-2014-0012
          http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0012
    [ 2 ] CVE-2014-1402
          http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-1402
    
    Availability
    ============
    
    This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
    the Gentoo Security Website:
    
     http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201408-13.xml
    
    Concerns?
    =========
    
    Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
    confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
    importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or alternatively, you may file a bug at
    https://bugs.gentoo.org.
    
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    The contents of this document are licensed under the
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