[Python-modules-team] Bug#930099: pyxdg: CVE-2019-12761
carnil at debian.org
Thu Jun 6 22:17:42 BST 2019
Tags: security upstream
Control: found -1 0.25-4
The following vulnerability was published for pyxdg, as far I
understand though the impact would be limited as one would need to use
pyxdg with untrusted menu files?
| A code injection issue was discovered in PyXDG before 0.26 via crafted
| Python code in a Category element of a Menu XML document in a .menu
| file. XDG_CONFIG_DIRS must be set up to trigger xdg.Menu.parse parsing
| within the directory containing this file. This is due to a lack of
| sanitization in xdg/Menu.py before an eval call.
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