Ubuntu: 2301-1: Jinja2 vulnerabilities
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Ubuntu A security issue was fixed in Jinja2.
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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2301-1
July 24, 2014

jinja2 vulnerabilities
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Summary:

A security issue was fixed in Jinja2.

Software Description:
- jinja2: small but fast and easy to use stand-alone template engine

Details:

It was discovered that Jinja2 incorrectly handled temporary cache files and
directories. A local attacker could use this issue to possibly gain
privileges.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
  python-jinja2                   2.6-1ubuntu0.1
  python3-jinja2                  2.6-1ubuntu0.1

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

References:
  http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2301-1
  CVE-2014-0012, CVE-2014-1402

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/jinja2/2.6-1ubuntu0.1