Debian Security Advisory
DSA-1481-1 python-cherrypy -- missing input sanitising
- Date Reported:
- 05 Feb 2008
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2008-0252.
- More information:
It was discovered that a directory traversal vulnerability in CherryPy, a pythonic, object-oriented web development framework, may lead to denial of service by deleting files through malicious session IDs in cookies.
The old stable distribution (sarge) doesn't contain python-cherrypy.
For the stable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in version 2.2.1-3etch1.
We recommend that you upgrade your python-cherrypy packages.
- Fixed in:
Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 (stable)
- Architecture-independent component:
MD5 checksums of the listed files are available in the original advisory.