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CVE-2016-3952 Detail

Current Description

web2py before 2.14.1, when using the standalone version, allows remote attackers to obtain environment variable values via a direct request to examples/template_examples/beautify. NOTE: this issue can be leveraged by remote attackers to gain administrative access.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
https://devco.re/blog/2017/01/03/web2py-unserialize-code-execution-CVE-2016-3957/ Exploit Technical Description Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/web2py/web2py/commit/9706d125b42481178d2b423de245f5d2faadbf40 Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4030-1/

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-255 Credentials Management NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:web2py:web2py:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
2.14.1


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-3952
NVD Published Date:
02/06/2018
NVD Last Modified:
06/21/2019