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PostPosted: Sun Oct 29, 2017 5:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201710-28 ] Jython Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Jython: Arbitrary code execution (GLSA 201710-28)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: 2017-10-29
Bug(s): #621876
ID: 201710-28

Synopsis

A vulnerability in Jython may lead to arbitrary code execution.


Background

An implementation of Python written in Java.

Affected Packages

Package: dev-java/jython
Vulnerable: < 2.7.0-r2
Unaffected: >= 2.7.0-r2
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

It was found that Jython is vulnerable to arbitrary code execution by
sending a serialized function to the deserializer.


Impact

Remote execution of arbitrary code by enticing a user to execute
malicious code.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Jython users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-java/jython-2.7.0-r2"
   


References


CVE-2016-4000
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