Ubuntu: 1897-1: PyMongo vulnerability
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Ubuntu PyMongo could be made to crash under certain conditions.
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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1897-1
July 03, 2013

pymongo vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 13.04
- Ubuntu 12.10
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Summary:

PyMongo could be made to crash under certain conditions.

Software Description:
- pymongo: Python interface to the MongoDB document-oriented database

Details:

Jibbers McGee discovered that PyMongo incorrectly handled certain invalid
DBRefs. An attacker could use this issue to cause PyMongo to crash,
resulting in a denial of service.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 13.04:
  python-bson                     2.2-4ubuntu0.1
  python-bson-ext                 2.2-4ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 12.10:
  python-bson                     2.2-2ubuntu0.1
  python-bson-ext                 2.2-2ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
  python-bson                     2.1-1ubuntu0.1

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
  http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1897-1
  CVE-2013-2132

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/pymongo/2.2-4ubuntu0.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/pymongo/2.2-2ubuntu0.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/pymongo/2.1-1ubuntu0.1