CVE-2018-1000802

Published: 18 September 2018

Python Software Foundation Python (CPython) version 2.7 contains a CWE-77: Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in a Command ('Command Injection') vulnerability in shutil module (make_archive function) that can result in Denial of service, Information gain via injection of arbitrary files on the system or entire drive. This attack appear to be exploitable via Passage of unfiltered user input to the function. This vulnerability appears to have been fixed in after commit add531a1e55b0a739b0f42582f1c9747e5649ace.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 9.8

Status

Package Release Status
python2.7
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Released (2.7.15~rc1-1ubuntu0.1)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Released (2.7.12-1ubuntu0~16.04.4)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)
Released (2.7.6-8ubuntu0.5)
Patches:
Upstream: https://github.com/python/cpython/commit/d8b103b8b3ef9644805341216963a64098642435
python3.4
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Does not exist

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)
Released (3.4.3-1ubuntu1~14.04.7)
python3.5
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Does not exist

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) Not vulnerable
(code present)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Not vulnerable
(code present)
python3.6
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Not vulnerable
(code not present)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

python3.7
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Not vulnerable
(code not present)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist