Executive Summary

Summary
TitleTablib: Arbitrary command execution
Informations
NameGLSA-201811-18First vendor Publication2018-11-27
VendorGentooLast vendor Modification2018-11-27
Severity (Vendor) N/ARevisionN/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Cvss Base Score7.5Attack RangeNetwork
Cvss Impact Score6.4Attack ComplexityLow
Cvss Expoit Score10AuthenticationNone Required
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Detail

Synopsis

A vulnerability in Tablib might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary python commands.

Background

Tablib is an MIT Licensed format-agnostic tabular dataset library, written in Python. It allows you to import, export, and manipulate tabular data sets.

Description

A vulnerability was discovered in Tablib's Databook loading functionality, due to improper input validation.

Impact

A remote attacker, by enticing the user to process a specially crafted Databook via YAML, could possibly execute arbitrary python commands with the privilege of the process.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Tablib users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-python/tablib-0.12.1"

References

[ 1 ] CVE-2017-2810 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-2810

Availability

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

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201811-18

Original Source

Url : http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201811-18.xml

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

%idName
100 %CWE-77Improper Sanitization of Special Elements used in a Command ('Command Injection')

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application1

Snort® IPS/IDS

DateDescription
2017-04-12Tablib yaml.load code execution attempt
RuleID : 42196 - Revision : 3 - Type : FILE-OTHER
2017-04-12Tablib yaml.load code execution attempt
RuleID : 42195 - Revision : 3 - Type : FILE-OTHER

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

DateDescription
2018-11-27Name : The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : gentoo_GLSA-201811-18.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2017-08-24Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2017-fe04b06b64.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2017-08-22Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2017-dd0d5d376f.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2017-06-30Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : openSUSE-2017-733.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

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DateInformations
2018-11-27 05:18:02
  • First insertion