In PyYAML before 5.1, the yaml.load() API could execute arbitrary code if used with untrusted data. The load() function has been deprecated in version 5.1 and the 'UnsafeLoader' has been introduced for backward compatibility with the function.
Published 2018-06-27 12:29:00
Updated 2020-10-14 13:23:01
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: Execute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2017-18342

1.42%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 87 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2017-18342

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.5
HIGH AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
10.0
6.4
NIST
9.8
CRITICAL CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
3.9
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2017-18342

References for CVE-2017-18342

Products affected by CVE-2017-18342

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