Descriptionpip before 1.3 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a file in the /tmp/pip-build temporary directory.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
python-pip (PTS)stretch9.0.1-2+deb9u1fixed
bullseye, sid20.1.1-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
python-pipsource(unstable)(not affected)
python-pipsourcesqueeze(not affected)

Not-affected as vulnerable code only in 1.3, and 1.3.1-1 fixed the issue.

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