Directory Traversal Affecting python2.7 package, versions <2.7.13-2+deb9u4


0.0
critical
  • Attack Complexity

    Low

  • Confidentiality

    High

  • Integrity

    High

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  • snyk-id

    SNYK-DEBIAN9-PYTHON27-341379

  • published

    23 Mar 2019

  • disclosed

    23 Mar 2019

How to fix?

Upgrade Debian:9 python2.7 to version 2.7.13-2+deb9u4 or higher.

NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply to the upstream python2.7 package. See How to fix? for Debian:9 relevant versions.

urllib in Python 2.x through 2.7.16 supports the local_file: scheme, which makes it easier for remote attackers to bypass protection mechanisms that blacklist file: URIs, as demonstrated by triggering a urllib.urlopen('local_file:///etc/passwd') call.