CVE-2019-9948

NameCVE-2019-9948
Descriptionurllib in Python 2.x through 2.7.16 supports the local_file: scheme, which makes it easier for remote attackers to bypass protection mechanisms that blacklist file: URIs, as demonstrated by triggering a urllib.urlopen('local_file:///etc/passwd') call.
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 (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
python2.7 (PTS)jessie2.7.9-2+deb8u1vulnerable
jessie (security)2.7.9-2+deb8u2vulnerable
stretch (security), stretch2.7.13-2+deb9u3vulnerable
buster, sid2.7.16-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
python2.7source(unstable)2.7.16-2medium

Notes

https://bugs.python.org/issue35907
https://github.com/python/cpython/pull/11842

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