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Ubuntu: USN-4700-1 (CVE-2019-12761): PyXDG vulnerability

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Ubuntu: USN-4700-1 (CVE-2019-12761): PyXDG vulnerability

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
06/06/2019
Created
01/22/2021
Added
01/20/2021
Modified
06/10/2021

Description

A code injection issue was discovered in PyXDG before 0.26 via crafted Python code in a Category element of a Menu XML document in a .menu file. XDG_CONFIG_DIRS must be set up to trigger xdg.Menu.parse parsing within the directory containing this file. This is due to a lack of sanitization in xdg/Menu.py before an eval call.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-0-25-4ubuntu0-14-04-1-esm1
  • ubuntu-upgrade-available
  • ubuntu-upgrade-desktop
  • ubuntu-upgrade-infra
  • ubuntu-upgrade-python-xdg
  • ubuntu-upgrade-python3-xdg
  • ubuntu-upgrade-ua

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