Directory Traversal Affecting python3.5 package, versions <3.5.3-1+deb9u2



    Attack Complexity Low
    Confidentiality High
    Integrity High
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7.4 high
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3.3 low
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9.1 critical

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-DEBIAN9-PYTHON35-453739
  • published 23 Mar 2019
  • disclosed 23 Mar 2019

How to fix?

Upgrade Debian:9 python3.5 to version 3.5.3-1+deb9u2 or higher.

NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply to the upstream python3.5 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.