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CVE-2007-4559

CVE information

Published

15 years ago

Last Modified

11 years 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_software_foundation:python:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
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