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<glsa id="201309-19">
<title>TPP: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code</title>
<synopsis>A vulnerability in TPP might allow a remote attacker to execute
arbitrary code.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">tpp</product>
<announced>September 25, 2013</announced>
<revised>September 25, 2013: 1</revised>
<bug>474018</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="app-office/tpp" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.3.1-r2</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.3.1-r2</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>TPP is an ncurses-based text presentation tool.</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>TPP templates may contain a --exec clause, the contents of which are
automatically executed without confirmation from the user.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted file
using TPP, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the
privileges of the user.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>All TPP users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=app-office/tpp-1.3.1-r2"
</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-2208">CVE-2013-2208</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Fri, 23 Aug 2013 15:06:40 +0000">
creffett
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Wed, 25 Sep 2013 16:53:56 +0000">
creffett
</metadata>
</glsa>