CVE-2013-1629

NameCVE-2013-1629
Descriptionpip before 1.3 uses HTTP to retrieve packages from the PyPI repository, and does not perform integrity checks on package contents, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted response to a "pip install" operation.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs710163, 710164

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
python-pip (PTS)wheezy1.1-3vulnerable
jessie1.5.6-5fixed
buster, stretch, sid9.0.1-2fixed
python-virtualenv (PTS)wheezy1.7.1.2-2vulnerable
jessie1.11.6+ds-1fixed
buster, stretch, sid15.1.0+ds-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
python-pipsource(unstable)1.3.1-1low710163
python-virtualenvsource(unstable)1.9.1-1medium710164

Notes

[wheezy] - python-pip <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[squeeze] - python-pip <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - python-virtualenv <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[squeeze] - python-virtualenv <no-dsa> (Minor issue)

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