CVE-2014-1932

medium

Description

The (1) load_djpeg function in JpegImagePlugin.py, (2) Ghostscript function in EpsImagePlugin.py, (3) load function in IptcImagePlugin.py, and (4) _copy function in Image.py in Python Image Library (PIL) 1.1.7 and earlier and Pillow before 2.3.1 do not properly create temporary files, which allow local users to overwrite arbitrary files and obtain sensitive information via a symlink attack on the temporary file.

References

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-05/msg00002.html

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/02/11/1

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/65511

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2168-1

https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=737059

https://github.com/python-imaging/Pillow/commit/4e9f367dfd3f04c8f5d23f7f759ec12782e10ee7

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201612-52

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2014-04-17

Updated: 2017-07-01

Type: CWE-59

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4.4

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

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 3.4

Severity: MEDIUM