CVE-2002-1119

NameCVE-2002-1119
Descriptionos._execvpe from os.py in Python 2.2.1 and earlier creates temporary files with predictable names, which could allow local users to execute arbitrary code via a symlink attack.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-159
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
python1.5source(unstable)1.5.2-24medium
python1.5sourcewoody1.5.2-23.1mediumDSA-159
python2.1source(unstable)2.1.3-6amedium
python2.1sourcewoody2.1.3-3.1mediumDSA-159
python2.2source(unstable)2.2.1-8medium
python2.2sourcewoody2.2.1-4.1mediumDSA-159
python2.3source(unstable)(not affected)

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