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Overview

Vulnerability Score 5.0 5.0
CVE Id CVE-2002-0131
Last Modified 10 Sep 2008 08:00:33
Published 25 Mar 2002 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact NONE NONE
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2002-0131

Summary

ActivePython ActiveX control for Python in the AXScript package, when used in Internet Explorer, does not prevent a script from reading files from the client's filesystem, which allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via a malicious web page containing Python script.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Activestate Activepython

  • Activestate Activepython 2.1


References

BUGTRAQ - 20020116 Re: Serious privacy leak in Python for Windows

XF - activepython-activex-read-files(7910)

BID - 3893

BUGTRAQ - 20020115 Serious privacy leak in Python for Windows


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:36:47