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[GLSA-200510-20] Zope: File inclusion through RestructuredText

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Zope: File inclusion through RestructuredText

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200510-20
(Zope: File inclusion through RestructuredText)


Zope honors file inclusion directives in RestructuredText objects
by default.

Impact

A possible hacker could exploit the vulnerability by sending malicious
input that would be interpreted in a RestructuredText Zope object,
potentially resulting in the execution of arbitrary Zope code with the
rights of the Zope server.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://www.zope.org/Products/Zope/Hotfix_2005-10-09/security_alert


Solution:
All Zope users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose net-zope/zope


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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