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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201612-52

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201612-52
Posted Jan 2, 2017
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201612-52 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Pillow, the worst of which may allow execution of arbitrary code. Versions less than 3.4.2 are affected.

tags | advisory, arbitrary, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2014-1932, CVE-2014-1933, CVE-2016-0740, CVE-2016-0775, CVE-2016-2533, CVE-2016-4009, CVE-2016-9189, CVE-2016-9190
SHA-256 | dc6cfdf781d5bcc68f16a55acbf3745a6ef66306c51a82bbaa90cfe1edb0cb11

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201612-52

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Severity: Normal
Title: Pillow: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: December 31, 2016
Bugs: #507982, #573958, #599608, #599610, #599612
ID: 201612-52

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Pillow, the worst of which
may allow execution of arbitrary code.

Background
==========

The friendly PIL fork.

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

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 dev-python/pillow < 3.4.2 >= 3.4.2

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

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Pillow. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact
======

A local attacker could perform symlink attacks to overwrite arbitrary
files with the privileges of the user running the application, or
obtain sensitive information.

A remote attackers could 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 Pillow users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-python/pillow-3.4.2"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2014-1932
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-1932
[ 2 ] CVE-2014-1933
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-1933
[ 3 ] CVE-2016-0740
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-0740
[ 4 ] CVE-2016-0775
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-0775
[ 5 ] CVE-2016-2533
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-2533
[ 6 ] CVE-2016-4009
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-4009
[ 7 ] CVE-2016-9189
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-9189
[ 8 ] CVE-2016-9190
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-9190

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

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

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201612-52

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
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
=======

Copyright 2016 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.

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


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