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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Blender Vendors:   blender.org
Blender 'kmz_ImportWithMesh.py' Script Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Python Commands
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1017714
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1017714
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-1253   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  May 18 2008
Original Entry Date:  Mar 1 2007
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  
Version(s): 2.42a
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Blender. A remote user can execute arbitrary commands on the target system.

The 'kmz_ImportWithMesh.py' script makes an unsafe eval() function call. A remote user can create a specially crafted '*.kml' or '*.kmz' file that, when imported by the target user, will execute arbitrary Python commands on the target user's system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

The vendor was notified on February 19, 2007.

Stefan Cornelius of Secunia Research discovered this vulnerability.

The original advisory is available at:

http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2007-39/advisory/

Impact:   A remote user can cause arbitrary Python commands to be executed on the target user's system.
Solution:   Version 2.43 does not include the vulnerable script.

[Editor's note: At the time of this entry, we did not find any reference to this vulnerability on the vendor's web site.]

Vendor URL:  www.blender.org/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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