[USN-2301-1] Jinja2 vulnerabilities

Marc Deslauriers marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Thu Jul 24 13:48:24 UTC 2014

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2301-1
July 24, 2014

jinja2 vulnerabilities

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

- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS


A security issue was fixed in Jinja2.

Software Description:
- jinja2: small but fast and easy to use stand-alone template engine


It was discovered that Jinja2 incorrectly handled temporary cache files and
directories. A local attacker could use this issue to possibly gain

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
  python-jinja2                   2.6-1ubuntu0.1
  python3-jinja2                  2.6-1ubuntu0.1

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

  CVE-2014-0012, CVE-2014-1402

Package Information:

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