Jinja2: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201408-13

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Jinja2, allowing local attackers to escalate their privileges.

Affected Packages

dev-python/jinja on all architectures
Affected versions < 2.7.3
Unaffected versions >= 2.7.3

Background

Jinja2 is a template engine written in pure Python.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Jinja2. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

A local attacker could gain escalated privileges via a specially crafted cache file or pre-created temporary directory.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Jinja2 users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-python/jinja-2.7.3"
 

References

Release Date
August 29, 2014

Latest Revision
August 29, 2014: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
local

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