[gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 202107-45 ] PyCharm Community, Professional: Remote code execution

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Severity: Normal Title: PyCharm Community, Professional: Remote code execution Date: July 20, 2021 Bugs: #797892 ID: 202107-45
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Synopsis ========
A vulnerability has been found in PyCharm Community and Professional, potentially resulting in arbitrary code execution.
Background ==========
PyCharm is the Python IDE for professional developers.
Affected packages =================
——————————————————————- Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected ——————————————————————- 1 dev-util/pycharm-community < 2021.1.2 >= 2021.1.2 2 dev-util/pycharm-professional < 2021.1.2 >= 2021.1.2 ——————————————————————- 2 affected packages
Description ===========
Insufficient validation exists within PyCharm’s checks for fetching projects from VCS.
Impact ======
If a victim can be enticed into fetching a VCS project via PyCharm, a remote attacker could achieve remote code execution.
Workaround ==========
There is no known workaround at this time.
Resolution ==========
All PyCharm Community users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge –sync # emerge –ask –oneshot -v “>=dev-util/pycharm-community-2021.1.2”
All PyCharm Professional users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge –sync # emerge -a –oneshot -v “>=dev-util/pycharm-professional-2021.1.2”
References ==========
[ 1 ] CVE-2021-30005 nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2021-30005
Availability ============
This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website:
security.gentoo.org/glsa/202107-45
Concerns? =========
Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the confidentiality and security of our users’ machines is of utmost importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at bugs.gentoo.org.
License =======
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