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Ubuntu: USN-4106-1 (CVE-2019-14751): NLTK vulnerability

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Ubuntu: USN-4106-1 (CVE-2019-14751): NLTK vulnerability

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
08/20/2019
Created
08/23/2019
Added
08/21/2019
Modified
09/17/2019

Description

Details for this vulnerability have not been published by NIST at this point. Descriptions from software vendor advisories for this issue are provided below.

From USN-4106-1:

Mike Salvatore discovered that NLTK mishandled crafted ZIP archives during

extraction. A remote attacker could use this vulnerability to write

arbitrary files to the filesystem

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-python-nltk
  • ubuntu-upgrade-python3-nltk

References

  • ubuntu-upgrade-python-nltk
  • ubuntu-upgrade-python3-nltk

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