Bug 432777 - (CVE-2008-0252) CVE-2008-0252 python-cherrypy directory traversal
CVE-2008-0252 python-cherrypy directory traversal
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=C...
: Security
Depends On: 427664
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Reported: 2008-02-14 06:06 EST by Mark J. Cox (Product Security)
Modified: 2008-02-18 20:06 EST (History)
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Description Mark J. Cox (Product Security) 2008-02-14 06:06:26 EST
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures assigned an identifier CVE-2008-0252 to the following vulnerability:

Directory traversal vulnerability in the _get_file_path function in (1) lib/sessions.py in CherryPy 3.0.x up to 3.0.2, (2) filter/sessionfilter.py in CherryPy 2.1, and (3) filter/sessionfilter.py in CherryPy 2.x allows remote attackers to create or delete arbitrary files, and possibly read and write portions of arbitrary files, via a crafted session id in a cookie.

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http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/487001/100/0/threaded
http://www.cherrypy.org/changeset/1774
http://www.cherrypy.org/changeset/1775
http://www.cherrypy.org/changeset/1776
http://www.cherrypy.org/ticket/744
https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=204829
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2127
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1481
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200801-11.xml
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/27181
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/0039
http://secunia.com/advisories/28354
http://secunia.com/advisories/28611
http://secunia.com/advisories/28620
http://secunia.com/advisories/28769

Fix:

http://www.cherrypy.org/changeset/1775
Comment 2 Robert Buchholz 2008-02-18 20:06:44 EST
Fedora fixed this already in bug 427665.

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