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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-5741

Plone 2.5 through 2.5.4 and 3.0 through 3.0.2 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary Python code via network data containing pickled objects for the (1) statusmessages or (2) linkintegrity module, which the module unpickles and executes.
Publish Date : 2007-11-07 Last Update Date : 2018-10-15
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
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 Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
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) Execute Code

- Vendor Statements

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect versions of plone included in conga/luci packages as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 or Red Hat Cluster Suite for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.
Source: Redhat

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-1405-1 zope-cmfplone - arbitrary code oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20033 unix
DSA-1405-2 zope-cmfplone - arbitrary code oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20398 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-2007-5741

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Plone Plone 2.5 Beta1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Plone Plone 2.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Plone Plone 2.5.1 Rc * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Plone Plone 2.5.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Plone Plone 2.5.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Plone Plone 3.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Plone Plone 3.0.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Plone Plone 3.0.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Plone Plone 8

- References For CVE-2007-5741
OSVDB 42071
VUPEN ADV-2007-3754
OSVDB 42072
BID 26354 Plone Multiple Modules Script Execution Vulnerabilities Release Date:2008-01-03 CONFIRM
XF plone-pythoncode-execution(38288)
BUGTRAQ 20071106 [CVE-2007-5741] Plone: statusmessages and linkintegrity unsafe network data hotfix

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-5741

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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