Upstream information

CVE-2023-34457 at MITRE


MechanicalSoup is a Python library for automating interaction with websites. Starting in version 0.2.0 and prior to version 1.3.0, a malicious web server can read arbitrary files on the client using a `<input type="file" ...>` inside HTML form. All users of MechanicalSoup's form submission are affected, unless they took very specific (and manual) steps to reset HTML form field values. Version 1.3.0 contains a patch for this issue.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5.9
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None
CVSSv3 Version 3.1
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1213006 [NEW]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • python310-MechanicalSoup >= 1.3.0-1.1
  • python311-MechanicalSoup >= 1.3.0-1.1
  • python39-MechanicalSoup >= 1.3.0-1.1
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA python310-MechanicalSoup-1.3.0-1.1

SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Wed Jul 5 10:01:22 2023
CVE page last modified: Sat Dec 9 00:34:19 2023