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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 202107-17
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 Severity: High
    Title: Mechanize: Command injection
     Date: July 08, 2021
     Bugs: #768609
       ID: 202107-17

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Synopsis
========

A file named by an attacker being utilized by Mechanize could result in
arbitrary code execution.

Background
==========

Mechanize is a Ruby library used for automating interaction with
websites.

Affected packages
=================

    -------------------------------------------------------------------
     Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
  1  dev-ruby/mechanize           < 2.7.7                    >= 2.7.7 

Description
===========

Mechanize does not neutralize filename input and could allow arbitrary
code execution if an attacker can control filenames used by Mechanize.

Impact
======

Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All Mechanize users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-ruby/mechanize-2.7.7"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2021-21289
      https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2021-21289

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

 https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202107-17

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
[email protected] or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
=======

Copyright 2021 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

Gentoo: GLSA-202107-17: Mechanize: Command injection

Summary

Mechanize does not neutralize filename input and could allow arbitrary code execution if an attacker can control filenames used by Mechanize.

Resolution

All Mechanize users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-ruby/mechanize-2.7.7"

References

[ 1 ] CVE-2021-21289 https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2021-21289

Availability

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website:
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202107-17

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 [email protected] or alternatively, you may file a bug at https://bugs.gentoo.org.

Severity
Severity: High
Title: Mechanize: Command injection
Date: July 08, 2021
Bugs: #768609
ID: 202107-17

Synopsis

A file named by an attacker being utilized by Mechanize could result in arbitrary code execution.

Background

Mechanize is a Ruby library used for automating interaction with websites.

Affected Packages

------------------------------------------------------------------- Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected ------------------------------------------------------------------- 1 dev-ruby/mechanize < 2.7.7 >= 2.7.7

Impact

Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

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