USN-699-1: Blender vulnerabilities

22 December 2008

blender vulnerabilities

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

  • Ubuntu 6.06 LTS

Software Description

  • blender

Details

It was discovered that Blender did not correctly handle certain malformed Radiance RGBE images. If a user were tricked into opening a .blend file containing a specially crafted Radiance RGBE image, an attacker could execute arbitrary code with the user’s privileges. (CVE-2008-1102)

It was discovered that Blender did not properly sanitize the Python search path. A local attacker could execute arbitrary code by inserting a specially crafted Python file in the Blender working directory. (CVE-2008-4863)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 6.06 LTS
blender - 2.41-1ubuntu4.1

To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.

After a standard system upgrade you need to restart Blender to effect the necessary changes.

References