Monday, July 12, 2021

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202107-19

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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 202107-19
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https://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: Low
Title: Jinja: Denial of service
Date: July 08, 2021
Bugs: #768300
ID: 202107-19

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Synopsis
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An inefficient regular expression could be exploited to cause a Denial
of Service condition.

Background
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Jinja is a template engine written in pure Python.

Affected packages
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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 dev-python/jinja < 2.11.3 >= 2.11.3

Description
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The 'urlize' filter in Jinja utilized an inefficient regular expression
that could be exploited to consume excess CPU.

Impact
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An attacker could cause a Denial of Service condition via crafted input
to the 'urlize' Jinja filter.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All Jinja users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-python/jinja-2.11.3"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2020-28493
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-28493

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/202107-19

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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Thanks for everything Templateism - You should have written the code a little more complicated