Bug#513419: nautilus-python: CVE-2009-0317 untrusted search path vulnerability

Nico Golde nion at debian.org
Wed Jan 28 22:12:16 UTC 2009

Package: nautilus-python
Severity: grave
Tags: security patch

the following CVE (Common Vulnerabilities & Exposures) id was
published for nautilus-python.

| Untrusted search path vulnerability in the Python language bindings
| for Nautilus (nautilus-python) allows local users to execute arbitrary
| code via a Trojan horse Python file in the current working directory,
| related to a vulnerability in the PySys_SetArgv function
| (CVE-2008-5983).

To fix this you need to patch src/nautilus-python.c in the 
same way as 
should be sufficient.

If you fix the vulnerability please also make sure to include the
CVE id in your changelog entry.

For further information see:

[0] http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-0317

Nico Golde - http://www.ngolde.de - nion at jabber.ccc.de - GPG: 0x73647CFF
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