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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-0317

Original release date: 01/28/2009
Last revised: 02/05/2009
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Untrusted search path vulnerability in the Python language bindings for Nautilus (nautilus-python) 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).

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.9 (MEDIUM) (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: BID
Name: 33442
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20090126 CVE request -- Python < 2.6 PySys_SetArgv issues (epiphany, csound, dia, eog, gedit, xchat, vim, nautilus-python, Gnumeric)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=481570

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