CVE-2011-1015

NameCVE-2011-1015
DescriptionThe is_cgi method in CGIHTTPServer.py in the CGIHTTPServer module in Python 2.5, 2.6, and 3.0 allows remote attackers to read script source code via an HTTP GET request that lacks a / (slash) character at the beginning of the URI.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-25-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs614860

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
python2.6 (PTS)wheezy2.6.8-1.1fixed
wheezy (security)2.6.8-1.1+deb7u1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
python2.4source(unstable)(unfixed)low
python2.5source(unstable)(unfixed)low
python2.6source(unstable)2.6.8-1low614860
python2.6sourcesqueeze2.6.6-8+deb6u1mediumDLA-25-1

Notes

[wheezy] - python2.6 <no-dsa> (Minor issue, fix modifies behaviour, too intrusive to backport)
[squeeze] - python2.5 <no-dsa> (Minor issue, fix modifies behaviour, too intrusive to backport)
[lenny] - python2.5 <no-dsa> (Minor issue, fix modifies behaviour, too intrusive to backport)
[lenny] - python2.4 <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
Python 2.7 and 3.1 are fixed
http://bugs.python.org/issue2254

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