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|Posted: Thu Jan 14, 2010 1:26 am Post subject: [ GLSA 201001-07 ] Blender: Untrusted search path
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: Blender: Untrusted search path (GLSA 201001-07)
Date: January 13, 2010
An untrusted search path vulnerability in Blender might result in the
execution of arbitrary code.
Blender is a 3D Creation/Animation/Publishing System.
Vulnerable: < 2.48a-r3
Unaffected: >= 2.48a-r3
Architectures: All supported architectures
Steffen Joeris reported that Blender's BPY_interface calls
PySys_SetArgv() in such a way that Python prepends sys.path with an
A local attacker could entice a user to run "blender" from a directory
containing a specially crafted Python module, resulting in the
execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Blender users should upgrade to the latest version:
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-gfx/blender-2.48a-r3"