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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-1859

(1) core/tests/test_memmap.py, (2) core/tests/test_multiarray.py, (3) f2py/f2py2e.py, and (4) lib/tests/test_io.py in NumPy before 1.8.1 allow local users to write to arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a temporary file.
Publish Date : 2018-01-08 Last Update Date : 2019-04-22
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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 59

- Products Affected By CVE-2014-1859

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Numpy Numpy 1.8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Numpy Numpy 1.8.1 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Fedoraproject Fedora 2
Numpy Numpy 2
Redhat Enterprise Linux 2

- References For CVE-2014-1859

https://github.com/numpy/numpy/blob/maintenance/1.8.x/doc/release/1.8.1-notes.rst CONFIRM
https://github.com/numpy/numpy/commit/0bb46c1448b0d3f5453d5182a17ea7ac5854ee15 CONFIRM
https://github.com/numpy/numpy/pull/4262 CONFIRM
https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=737778 CONFIRM
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1062009 CONFIRM
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/91317
XF numpy-cve20141859-symlink(91317)
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/02/08/3
MLIST [oss-security] 20140207 Re: CVE request: f2py insecure temporary file use
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/65440
BID 65440 NumPy 'mktemp' Insecure Temporary File Creation Vulnerability Release Date:2014-02-25
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2014-February/128358.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2014-2289
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2014-February/128781.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2014-2387

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-1859

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


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