Monday, July 12, 2021

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202107-17

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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 202107-17
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https://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: High
Title: Mechanize: Command injection
Date: July 08, 2021
Bugs: #768609
ID: 202107-17

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Synopsis
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A file named by an attacker being utilized by Mechanize could result in
arbitrary code execution.

Background
==========

Mechanize is a Ruby library used for automating interaction with
websites.

Affected packages
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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 dev-ruby/mechanize < 2.7.7 >= 2.7.7

Description
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Mechanize does not neutralize filename input and could allow arbitrary
code execution if an attacker can control filenames used by Mechanize.

Impact
======

Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All Mechanize users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-ruby/mechanize-2.7.7"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2021-21289
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2021-21289

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202107-17

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
[email protected] or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2021 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5
 

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