CVE-2016-3957

NameCVE-2016-3957
DescriptionThe secure_load function in gluon/utils.py in web2py before 2.14.2 uses pickle.loads to deserialize session information stored in cookies, which might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by leveraging knowledge of encryption_key.
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 severityhigh
Debian Bugs891220

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
web2pysourcewheezy(not affected)
web2pysourcejessie(not affected)
web2pysource(unstable)(unfixed)891220

Notes

[jessie] - web2py <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
[wheezy] - web2py <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)

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