CVE-2017-2810

NameCVE-2017-2810
DescriptionAn exploitable vulnerability exists in the Databook loading functionality of Tablib 0.11.4. A yaml loaded Databook can execute arbitrary python commands resulting in command execution. An attacker can insert python into loaded yaml to trigger this vulnerability.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs864818

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
python-tablib (PTS)sid, jessie, stretch0.9.11-2vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
python-tablibsource(unstable)(unfixed)high864818

Notes

[stretch] - python-tablib <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - python-tablib <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
Fixed by: https://github.com/kennethreitz/tablib/commit/69abfc3ada5d754cb152119c0b4777043657cb6e
https://www.talosintelligence.com/vulnerability_reports/TALOS-2017-0307

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