CVE-2009-0314

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Description

Untrusted search path vulnerability in the Python module in gedit allows local users to execute arbitrary code via a Trojan horse Python file in the current working directory, related to a vulnerability in the PySys_SetArgv function (CVE-2008-5983).

References

http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=569214

http://secunia.com/advisories/33759

http://secunia.com/advisories/33769

http://secunia.com/advisories/34522

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200903-41.xml

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:039

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/01/26/2

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/33445

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=481556

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/48271

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-January/msg01195.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2009-01-28

Updated: 2020-06-15

Type: CWE-426

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 6.9

Vector: AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 3.4

Severity: MEDIUM

Tenable Plugins

View all (4 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
51524RHEL 5 : python (RHSA-2011:0027)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
37994Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : gedit (MDVSA-2009:039)NessusMandriva Local Security Checks
medium
36055GLSA-200903-41 : gedit: Untrusted search pathNessusGentoo Local Security Checks
medium
35561Fedora 9 : gedit-2.22.3-3.fc9 (2009-1189)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
medium