Description** DISPUTED ** Virtualenv 16.0.0 allows a sandbox escape via "python $(bash >&2)" and "python $(rbash >&2)" commands. NOTE: the software maintainer disputes this because the Python interpreter in a virtualenv is supposed to be able to execute arbitrary code.
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NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
python-virtualenv (PTS)jessie1.11.6+ds-1vulnerable
buster, sid15.1.0+ds-2vulnerable

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs

No real security impact. 3rd party requested CVE rejection

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