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CVE-2014-1932 Detail

Current Description

The (1) load_djpeg function in JpegImagePlugin.py, (2) Ghostscript function in EpsImagePlugin.py, (3) load function in IptcImagePlugin.py, and (4) _copy function in Image.py in Python Image Library (PIL) 1.1.7 and earlier and Pillow before 2.3.1 do not properly create temporary files, which allow local users to overwrite arbitrary files and obtain sensitive information via a symlink attack on the temporary file.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.4 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-05/msg00002.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/02/11/1
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/65511
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2168-1
https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=737059
https://github.com/python-imaging/Pillow/commit/4e9f367dfd3f04c8f5d23f7f759ec12782e10ee7 Exploit Patch
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201612-52

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Link Resolution Before File Access ('Link Following') (CWE-59)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:python:pillow:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
2.3.0
 cpe:2.3:a:pythonware:python_imaging_library:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
1.1.7


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-1932
NVD Published Date:
04/17/2014
NVD Last Modified:
06/30/2017