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Mageia 2021-0141: ksh security update


A flaw was found in the way ksh evaluates certain environment variables. An attacker could use this flaw to override or bypass environment restrictions to execute shell commands. Services and applications that allow remote unauthenticated attackers to provide one of those environment variables could allow them to exploit this issue remotely (CVE-2019-14868).

Mageia 2021-0140: microcode security update


This update adds new microcode updates to mitigate CVE-2020-8696 for Intel Skylake server (50654) and Cascade Lake Server (50656 & 50657) processors. The new microcode update mitigates an issue when using an active JTAG agent like In Target Probe (ITP), Direct Connect Interface (DCI) or a Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) to take the CPU JTAG/TAP out of reset and then

Mageia 2021-0138: glibc security update


Updated glibc packages fix a security vulnerability: The nameserver caching daemon (nscd), when processing a request for netgroup lookup, may crash due to a double-free, potentially resulting in degraded service or Denial of Service on the local system (CVE-2021-27645).

Mageia 2021-0137: git security update


On case-insensitive file systems with support for symbolic links, if Git is configured globally to apply delay-capable clean/smudge filters (such as Git LFS), Git could be fooled into running remote code during a clone (CVE-2021-21300).

Mageia 2021-0135: python-django security update


Django contains a copy of urllib.parse.parse_qsl() which was added to backport some security fixes to prevent web cache poisoning. A further security fix has been issued recently such that parse_qsl() no longer allows using ; as a query parameter separator by default (CVE-2021-23336).

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