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From: Aaron Bauman <bman@g.o>
To: gentoo-announce@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 201807-01 ] tqdm: Arbitrary code execution
Date: Wed, 18 Jul 2018 04:17:40
Message-Id: 20180718035906.GB11632@monkey
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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
========

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

Background
==========

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
===========

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

Impact
======

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

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

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
============

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@g.o 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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