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Overview

Vulnerability Score 4.6 4.6
CVE Id CVE-2002-1119
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:29:50
Published 04 Oct 2002 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2002-1119

Summary

os._execvpe from os.py in Python 2.2.1 and earlier creates temporary files with predictable names, which could allow local users to execute arbitrary code via a symlink attack.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Python Software Foundation Python 2.2.1


References

BID - 5581

DEBIAN - DSA-159

XF - python-execvpe-tmpfile-symlink(10009)

MISC - http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-dev/2002-August/027229.html

REDHAT - RHSA-2003:048

REDHAT - RHSA-2002:202

MANDRAKE - MDKSA-2002:082

BUGTRAQ - 20030123 [OpenPKG-SA-2003.006] OpenPKG Security Advisory (python)

CONECTIVA - CLA-2002:527

CALDERA - CSSA-2002-045.0


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