Vulnerability CVE-2020-1747


Published: 2020-03-24

Description:
A vulnerability was discovered in the PyYAML library in versions before 5.3.1, where it is susceptible to arbitrary code execution when it processes untrusted YAML files through the full_load method or with the FullLoader loader. Applications that use the library to process untrusted input may be vulnerable to this flaw. An attacker could use this flaw to execute arbitrary code on the system by abusing the python/object/new constructor.

Type:

CWE-20

(Improper Input Validation)

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
Affected software
YAML -> Pyyaml 
Fedoraproject -> Fedora 

 References:
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2020-1747
https://github.com/yaml/pyyaml/pull/386
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/K5HEPD7LEVDPCITY5IMDYWXUMX37VFMY/
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/WORRFHPQVAFKKXXWLSSW6XKUYLWM6CSH/
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/ZBJA3SGNJKCAYPSHOHWY3KBCWNM5NYK2/

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