Upstream information

CVE-2017-18342 at MITRE

Description

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.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Running

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 9.8 7.4
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Network Local
Access Complexity Low High
Privileges Required None None
User Interaction None None
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High High
Integrity Impact High High
Availability Impact High High
CVSSv3 Version 3 3
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 1099308 [REOPENED], 1164453 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP2
  • python3-PyYAML >= 5.1.2-6.6.1


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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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
HPE Helion OpenStack 8 python-PyYAML In progress
Magnum Orchestration python-PyYAML Affected
Public Cloud Module for SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 python-PyYAML Unsupported
SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0 python-PyYAML In progress
SUSE CaaS Platform 4.0 python-PyYAML In progress
SUSE Container as a Service Platform 2.0 python-PyYAML Affected
SUSE Enterprise Storage 4 python-PyYAML Affected
SUSE Enterprise Storage 5 python-PyYAML Unsupported
SUSE Enterprise Storage 6 python-PyYAML In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension 12 python-PyYAML Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension 12 SP1 python-PyYAML Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension 12 SP2 python-PyYAML Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP4 python-PyYAML In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP5 python-PyYAML In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1 LTSS python-PyYAML In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Advanced Systems Management 12 python-PyYAML In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 python-PyYAML Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP1 python-PyYAML Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP2 python-PyYAML In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Containers 12 python-PyYAML In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Public Cloud 12 python-PyYAML In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Public Cloud 15 python-PyYAML Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Python 2 15 SP1 python-PyYAML Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Python 2 15 SP2 python-PyYAML In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS ERICSSON python-PyYAML In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS SAP python-PyYAML In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 python-PyYAML Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 BCL python-PyYAML In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 ESPOS python-PyYAML In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 LTSS python-PyYAML In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 python-PyYAML In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 ESPOS python-PyYAML In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 LTSS python-PyYAML In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5 python-PyYAML In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1 Business Critical Linux python-PyYAML In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1 LTSS python-PyYAML In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP1 python-PyYAML Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3 python-PyYAML In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4 python-PyYAML In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP5 python-PyYAML In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP1 python-PyYAML In progress
SUSE Manager Client Tools for SLE 12 python-PyYAML In progress
SUSE Manager Proxy python-PyYAML Affected
SUSE Manager Proxy 3.2 python-PyYAML In progress
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.0 python-PyYAML In progress
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.0 python-PyYAML In progress
SUSE Manager Server python-PyYAML Affected
SUSE Manager Server 3.2 python-PyYAML In progress
SUSE Manager Server 4.0 python-PyYAML In progress
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 6 LTSS python-PyYAML Affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7 python-PyYAML In progress
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 python-PyYAML In progress
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 9 python-PyYAML In progress
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8 python-PyYAML In progress
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 9 python-PyYAML In progress