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


0.0
critical

Snyk CVSS

    Attack Complexity Low
    Confidentiality High
    Integrity High
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Red Hat
7.4 high
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SUSE
3.3 low
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NVD
9.1 critical

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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.