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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2011-1015

The is_cgi method in CGIHTTPServer.py in the CGIHTTPServer module in Python 2.5, 2.6, and 3.0 allows remote attackers to read script source code via an HTTP GET request that lacks a / (slash) character at the beginning of the URI.
Publish Date : 2011-05-09 Last Update Date : 2013-05-14
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.0
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
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) Obtain Information
CWE ID 200

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low
5.0
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N 2011-02-18 2008-03-07
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
ELSA-2011:0492: python security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23229 unix
ELSA-2011:0554: python security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23473 unix
RHSA-2011:0491: python security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20110491 unix
RHSA-2011:0492: python security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21923 unix
RHSA-2011:0492: python security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20110492 unix
RHSA-2011:0554: python security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20110554 unix
RHSA-2011:0554: python security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21626 unix
USN-1596-1 -- python2.6 vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18043 unix
VMware ESXi and ESX updates to third party library and ESX Service Console oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20416 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-2011-1015

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Python Python 2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Python Python 2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Python Python 3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Python Python 3

- References For CVE-2011-1015

http://secunia.com/advisories/50858
SECUNIA 50858
http://secunia.com/advisories/51024
SECUNIA 51024
http://secunia.com/advisories/51040
SECUNIA 51040
http://securitytracker.com/id?1025489
SECTRACK 1025489
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/46541
BID 46541 Python CGIHTTPServer Module Information Disclosure Vulnerability Release Date:2014-01-07
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1596-1
UBUNTU USN-1596-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1613-1
UBUNTU USN-1613-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1613-2
UBUNTU USN-1613-2
http://svn.python.org/view?view=revision&revision=71303 CONFIRM
http://bugs.python.org/issue2254 CONFIRM
http://hg.python.org/cpython/rev/c6c4398293bd/ CONFIRM
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:096
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2011:096
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/02/23/27
MLIST [oss-security] 20110223 CVE request: Information disclosure in CGIHTTPServer from Python
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/02/24/10
MLIST [oss-security] 20110224 Re: CVE request: Information disclosure in CGIHTTPServer from Python
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=680094 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2011-1015

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


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