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- Snyk ID SNYK-CENTOS8-PLATFORMPYTHON-2766505
- published 18 Apr 2022
- disclosed 2 Aug 2015
How to fix?
platform-python to version 0:3.6.8-47.el8_6 or higher.
Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply only to the upstream
platform-python package and not the
platform-python package as distributed by
How to fix? for
Centos:8 relevant fixed versions and status.
In Python (aka CPython) up to 3.10.8, the mailcap module does not add escape characters into commands discovered in the system mailcap file. This may allow attackers to inject shell commands into applications that call mailcap.findmatch with untrusted input (if they lack validation of user-provided filenames or arguments). The fix is also back-ported to 3.7, 3.8, 3.9