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CVE-2019-12761 Detail

Current Description

A code injection issue was discovered in PyXDG before 0.26 via crafted Python code in a Category element of a Menu XML document in a .menu file. XDG_CONFIG_DIRS must be set up to trigger xdg.Menu.parse parsing within the directory containing this file. This is due to a lack of sanitization in xdg/Menu.py before an eval call.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
https://gist.github.com/dhondta/b45cd41f4186110a354dc7272916feba Exploit Third Party Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/06/msg00006.html
https://snyk.io/vuln/SNYK-PYTHON-PYXDG-174562 Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-91 XML Injection (aka Blind XPath Injection) NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:python:pyxdg:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
0.26


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-12761
NVD Published Date:
06/06/2019
NVD Last Modified:
06/16/2019