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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2011-1015

Original release date: 05/09/2011
Last revised: 05/14/2013


The is_cgi method in CGIHTTPServer.py in the CGIHTTPServer module in Python 2.5, 2.6, and 3.0 allows remote attackers to read script source code via an HTTP GET request that lacks a / (slash) character at the beginning of the URI.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1025489
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://hg.python.org/cpython/rev/c6c4398293bd/
Type: Patch Information
External Source: BID
Name: 46541
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=680094
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://svn.python.org/view?view=revision&revision=71303
Type: Patch Information
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2011:096
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1596-1
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://bugs.python.org/issue2254
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20110223 CVE request: Information disclosure in CGIHTTPServer from Python
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1613-2
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20110224 Re: CVE request: Information disclosure in CGIHTTPServer from Python
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1613-1

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  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)