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Overview

Vulnerability Score 6.9 6.9
CVE Id CVE-2008-5985
Last Modified 19 Mar 2009 01:48:34
Published 28 Jan 2009 06:30:00
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity MEDIUM
Authentication NONE

CVE-2008-5985

Summary

Untrusted search path vulnerability in the Python interface in Epiphany 2.22.3, and possibly other versions, allows local users to execute arbitrary code via a Trojan horse Python file in the current working directory, related to a vulnerability in the PySys_SetArgv function (CVE-2008-5983).

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Gnome Epiphany 2.22.3


References

CONFIRM - https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=481548

BID - 33441

MLIST - [oss-security] 20090126 CVE request -- Python < 2.6 PySys_SetArgv issues (epiphany, csound, dia, eog, gedit, xchat, vim, nautilus-python, Gnumeric)

MANDRIVA - MDVSA-2009:048

GENTOO - GLSA-200903-16

SECUNIA - 34187

CONFIRM - http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=504363


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:49:01