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CVE-2019-20477

CVE information

Published

2 years ago

Last Modified

7 months ago

CVSSv2.0 Severity

High

CVSSv3.1 Severity

Critical

Impact Analysis

Description

PyYAML 5.1 through 5.1.2 has insufficient restrictions on the load and load_all functions because of a class deserialization issue, e.g., Popen is a class in the subprocess module. NOTE: this issue exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2017-18342..

CVSSv2.0 Score

Severity
High
Base Score
7.5/10
Exploit Score
10/10
Access Vector
Network
Access Complexity
Low
Authentication Required
None
Impact Score
6.4/10
Confidentiality Impact
Partial
Availability Impact
Partial
Integrity Impact
Partial

CVSSv3.1 Score

Severity
Critical
Base Score
9.8/10
Exploit Score
3.9/10
Access Vector
Network
Access Complexity
Low
Privileges Required
None
Impact Score
5.9/10
Confidentiality Impact
High
Availability Impact
High
Integrity Impact
High
Scope
Unchanged
User Interaction
None

Products Affected

CPE Affected Vulnerable Excluding Edit
cpe:2.3:a:pyyaml:pyyaml:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
5.1 -
cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:30:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:31:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -