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Overview

Vulnerability Score 6.9 6.9
CVE Id CVE-2009-0315
Last Modified 06 Mar 2009 01:49:28
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-2009-0315

Summary

Untrusted search path vulnerability in the Python module in xchat 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

  • Xchat


References

CONFIRM - https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=481560

BID - 33444

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

MANDRIVA - MDVSA-2009:059


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