Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2112-1 python-reportlab -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 20 Feb 2020
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 942763.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-17626.
- More information:
It was found that ReportLab, a Python library to create PDF documents, did not properly parse color strings, allowing an attacker to execute arbitrary code through a crafted input document.
For Debian 8
Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 3.1.8-3+deb8u2.
We recommend that you upgrade your python-reportlab packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS