CVE-2002-0131

Current Description

ActivePython ActiveX control for Python in the AXScript package, when used in Internet Explorer, does not prevent a script from reading files from the client's filesystem, which allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via a malicious web page containing Python script.

Basic Data

PublishedMarch 25, 2002
Last ModifiedOctober 18, 2016
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Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeNVD-CWE-Other
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactNONE
CVSS 2 - Base Score5.0
SeverityMEDIUM
Exploitability Score10.0
Impact Score2.9
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

No data provided.

Configurations

  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3ApplicationActivestateActivepython********
    2.3ApplicationActivestateActivepython2.1*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Activestate Activepython *, 2.1

References

NameSourceURLTags
20020115 Serious privacy leak in Python for Windowshttp://marc.info/?t=101113015900001&r=1&w=2BUGTRAQ
activepython-activex-read-files(7910)http://www.iss.net/security_center/static/7910.phpXFVendor Advisory
20020116 Re: Serious privacy leak in Python for Windowshttp://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/250814BUGTRAQ
3893http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/3893BID