Free and open-source vulnerability scanner

Mageni eases for you the vulnerability scanning, assessment, and management process. It is free and open-source.

Install Now

Available for macOS, Windows, and Linux

App screenshot

CVE-2007-4559

CVE information

Published

16 years ago

Last Modified

2 months ago

CVSSv2.0 Severity

Medium

Impact Analysis

Description

Directory traversal vulnerability in the (1) extract and (2) extractall functions in the tarfile module in Python allows user-assisted remote attackers to overwrite arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) sequence in filenames in a TAR archive, a related issue to CVE-2001-1267..

CVSSv2.0 Score

Severity
Medium
Base Score
6.8/10
Exploit Score
8.6/10
Access Vector
Network
Access Complexity
Medium
Authentication Required
None
Impact Score
6.4/10
Confidentiality Impact
Partial
Availability Impact
Partial
Integrity Impact
Partial

Products Affected

CPE Affected Vulnerable Excluding Edit
cpe:2.3:a:python:python:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
3.10.0 3.10.12
cpe:2.3:a:python:python:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
3.9.0 3.9.17
cpe:2.3:a:python:python:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
3.7.0 3.8.17
cpe:2.3:a:python:python:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- 3.6.16
cpe:2.3:a:python:python:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
3.11.0 3.11.4