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CVE-2007-5741 Detail


Plone 2.5 through 2.5.4 and 3.0 through 3.0.2 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary Python code via network data containing pickled objects for the (1) statusmessages or (2) linkintegrity module, which the module unpickles and executes.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  11/07/2007

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
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CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.5 HIGH
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
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CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides unauthorized access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (11/08/2007)

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect versions of plone included in conga/luci packages as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 or Red Hat Cluster Suite for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name External Source CONFIRM External Source DEBIAN DSA-1405 Patch External Source BUGTRAQ 20071106 [CVE-2007-5741] Plone: statusmessages and linkintegrity unsafe network data hotfix Patch External Source BID 26354 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-3754 External Source XF plone-pythoncode-execution(38288)

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