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Ubuntu: USN-2862-1 (CVE-2015-8557): Pygments vulnerability

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Ubuntu: USN-2862-1 (CVE-2015-8557): Pygments vulnerability

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
01/07/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/02/2016
Modified
04/25/2018

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)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-python-pygments
  • ubuntu-upgrade-python3-pygments

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