Directory Traversal

Affecting python2.7 package, versions <2.7.9-2+deb8u3

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Overview

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.

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CVSS Score

9.1
high severity
  • Attack Vector
    Network
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    None
  • User Interaction
    None
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    High
  • Integrity
    High
  • Availability
    None
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N
CVE
CVE-2019-9948
CWE
CWE-22
Snyk ID
SNYK-DEBIAN8-PYTHON27-341356
Disclosed
23 Mar, 2019
Published
23 Mar, 2019