Vulnerability CVE-2018-17793


Published: 2018-09-30

Description:
** DISPUTED ** Virtualenv 16.0.0 allows a sandbox escape via "python $(bash >&2)" and "python $(rbash >&2)" commands. NOTE: the software maintainer disputes this because the Python interpreter in a virtualenv is supposed to be able to execute arbitrary code.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
Med.
virtualenv 16.0.0 Sandbox Escape
vr_system
05.10.2018

Type:

CWE-254

(Security Features)

Vendor: Virtualenv
Product: Virtualenv 
Version: 16.0.0;

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
10/10
10/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete

 References:
https://github.com/pypa/virtualenv/issues/1207
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/45528/

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