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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for python-pygments (ALAS-2015-630) (CVE-2015-8557)

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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for python-pygments (ALAS-2015-630) (CVE-2015-8557)

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
12/18/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/18/2015
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

The FontManager._get_nix_font_path function in formatters/img.py in Pygments 1.2.2 through 2.0.2 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in a font name.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-python26-pygments
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-python27-pygments

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-python26-pygments
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-python27-pygments

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