USN-4273-1: ReportLab vulnerability
6 February 2020
ReportLab could be made to run programs as your login if it opened a specially crafted file.
- python-reportlab - library to create PDF documents
It was discovered that ReportLab incorrectly handled certain XML documents.
If a user or automated system were tricked into processing a specially
crafted document, a remote attacker could possibly use this issue to
execute arbitrary code.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.