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CVE-2017-18342 Detail

Current Description

In PyYAML before 5.1, the yaml.load() API could execute arbitrary code if used with untrusted data. The load() function has been deprecated in version 5.1 and the 'UnsafeLoader' has been introduced for backward compatibility with the function.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 9.8 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/marshmallow-code/apispec/issues/278
https://github.com/yaml/pyyaml/blob/master/CHANGES Release Notes Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/yaml/pyyaml/issues/193
https://github.com/yaml/pyyaml/pull/74 Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/yaml/pyyaml/wiki/PyYAML-yaml.load(input)-Deprecation
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/JEX7IPV5P2QJITAMA5Z63GQCZA5I6NVZ/
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/KSQQMRUQSXBSUXLCRD3TSZYQ7SEZRKCE/
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/M6JCFGEIEOFMWWIXGHSELMKQDD4CV2BA/

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:pyyaml_project:pyyaml:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-18342
NVD Published Date:
06/27/2018
NVD Last Modified:
06/24/2019