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CVE-2018-1000117 Detail

Current Description

Python Software Foundation CPython version From 3.2 until 3.6.4 on Windows contains a Buffer Overflow vulnerability in os.symlink() function on Windows that can result in Arbitrary code execution, likely escalation of privilege. This attack appears to be exploitable via a python script that creates a symlink with an attacker controlled name or location. This vulnerability appears to have been fixed in 3.7.0 and 3.6.5.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 6.7 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
https://bugs.python.org/issue33001 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/python/cpython/pull/5989 Issue Tracking Patch Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:python:python:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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From (including)
3.2.0
Up to (including)
3.6.4
 cpe:2.3:a:python:python:3.7:beta:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-1000117
NVD Published Date:
03/07/2018
NVD Last Modified:
03/29/2018