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<title>pip: Multiple vulnerabilities</title>
<synopsis>Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in pip, which may allow
remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or local attackers to conduct
symlink attacks.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">pip</product>
<announced>September 12, 2013</announced>
<revised>September 12, 2013: 1</revised>
<bug>462616</bug>
<bug>480202</bug>
<access>local, remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="dev-python/pip" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.3.1</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.3.1</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>pip is a tool for installing and managing Python packages.</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in pip. Please review the
CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>A remote attacker could conduct a Man-in-the-Middle attack to cause pip
to execute arbitrary code. A local attacker could perform symlink attacks
to overwrite arbitrary files with the privileges of the user running the
application.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>All pip users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=dev-python/pip-1.3.1"
</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-1629">CVE-2013-1629</uri>
<uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-1888">CVE-2013-1888</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Thu, 11 Jul 2013 20:41:57 +0000">
keytoaster
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Thu, 12 Sep 2013 20:57:59 +0000">
creffett
</metadata>
</glsa>