[PKG-Openstack-devel] Bug#864818: python-tablib: CVE-2017-2810

Salvatore Bonaccorso carnil at debian.org
Thu Jun 15 10:54:56 UTC 2017

Source: python-tablib
Version: 0.9.11-2
Severity: grave
Tags: upstream patch security
Justification: user security hole


the following vulnerability was published for python-tablib.

| An exploitable vulnerability exists in the Databook loading
| functionality of Tablib 0.11.4. A yaml loaded Databook can execute
| arbitrary python commands resulting in command execution. An attacker
| can insert python into loaded yaml to trigger this vulnerability.

If you fix the vulnerability please also make sure to include the
CVE (Common Vulnerabilities & Exposures) id in your changelog entry.

For further information see:

[0] https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2017-2810
[1] https://www.talosintelligence.com/vulnerability_reports/TALOS-2017-0307
[2] https://github.com/kennethreitz/tablib/commit/69abfc3ada5d754cb152119c0b4777043657cb6e

For stretch and jessie, we quickly discussed that on IRC, and given
there are not reverse dependencies and low popcon/usage, we suggest to
have the fix going via a future point release, can you contact the
release team for that?


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