CVE-2016-3957

Published: 06 February 2018

The 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.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 9.8

Status

Package Release Status
web2py
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Does not exist

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (2.12.3-1ubuntu0.1)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist
(trusty was not-affected [code not present])