CVE-2019-12761
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CVE-2019-12761

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Upstream information

CVE-2019-12761 at MITRE

Description

A code injection issue was discovered in PyXDG before 0.26 via crafted Python code in a Category element of a Menu XML document in a .menu file. XDG_CONFIG_DIRS must be set up to trigger xdg.Menu.parse parsing within the directory containing this file. This is due to a lack of sanitization in xdg/Menu.py before an eval call.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Pending

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5.1
Vector AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 7.5 7.3
Vector AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L
Access Vector Network Network
Access Complexity High Low
Privileges Required None None
User Interaction Required None
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High Low
Integrity Impact High Low
Availability Impact High Low
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1137627 [NEW]

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Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15 GA python-pyxdg Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15 SP1 python-pyxdg Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Python2 15 SP1 python-pyxdg Affected