Tqdm Updates for Gentoo
Posted on: 07/18/2018 08:23 AM

A tgdm update has been released for Gentoo Linux

Tqdm Updates for Gentoo


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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201807-01
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https://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: Normal
Title: tqdm: Arbitrary code execution
Date: July 18, 2018
Bugs: #636384
ID: 201807-01

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Synopsis
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A vulnerability in tqdm could allow remote attackers to execute
arbitrary code.

Background
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tqdm is a smart progress meter.

Affected packages
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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 dev-python/tqdm < 4.23.3 >= 4.23.3

Description
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A vulnerablility was discovered in tqdm._version that could allow a
malicious git log within the current working directory.

Impact
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A remote attacker could execute arbitrary commands by enticing a user
to clone a crafted repo.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All tqdm users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-python/tqdm-4.23.3"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2016-10075
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-10075

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

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201807-01

Concerns?
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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
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Copyright 2018 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




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