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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-1933

The (1) JpegImagePlugin.py and (2) EpsImagePlugin.py scripts in Python Image Library (PIL) 1.1.7 and earlier and Pillow before 2.3.1 uses the names of temporary files on the command line, which makes it easier for local users to conduct symlink attacks by listing the processes.
Publish Date : 2014-04-17 Last Update Date : 2014-05-23
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
2.1
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 264

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
USN-2168-1 -- python-imaging vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24565 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2014-1933

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Python Pillow 2.3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Pythonware Python Imaging Library 1.1.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Python Pillow 1
Pythonware Python Imaging Library 1

- References For CVE-2014-1933

https://github.com/python-imaging/Pillow/commit/4e9f367dfd3f04c8f5d23f7f759ec12782e10ee7 CONFIRM
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-05/msg00002.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2014:0591
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/02/10/15
MLIST [oss-security] 20140210 CVE requests: Pacemaker, Python Imaging Library, eyeD3, 9base, rc, Gamera, RPLY - insecure use of /tmp
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2168-1
UBUNTU USN-2168-1
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/02/11/1
MLIST [oss-security] 20140210 Re: CVE requests: Pacemaker, Python Imaging Library, eyeD3, 9base, rc, Gamera, RPLY - insecure use of /tmp

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-1933

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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