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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2014-1604

Original release date: 01/27/2014
Last revised: 01/28/2014
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The parser cache functionality in parsergenerator.py in RPLY (aka python-rply) before 0.7.1 allows local users to spoof cache data by pre-creating a temporary rply-*.json file with a predictable name.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 2.1 (LOW) (AV:L/AC:L/AU:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification

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External Source: XF
Name: rply-cve20141604-insecure-permissions(90593)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://github.com/alex/rply/commit/fc9bbcd25b0b4f09bbd6339f710ad24c129d5d7c
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=735263
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 56429
Type: Advisory
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20140114 Fwd: [Python-modules-team] Bug#735263: python-rply: insecure use of /tmp
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20140117 Re: Fwd: [Python-modules-team] Bug#735263: python-rply: insecure use of /tmp
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 102202

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