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: Pending

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 AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H 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
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1099308 [REOPENED]

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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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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
CaaS Platform 2.0 python-PyYAML Affected
HPE Helion OpenStack 8 python-PyYAML Affected
OpenStack Cloud Magnum Orchestration 7.0 python-PyYAML Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Client Tools for SUSE Manager 12 GA python-PyYAML Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability 12 GA python-PyYAML Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability 12 SP1 python-PyYAML Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability 12 SP2 python-PyYAML Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Advanced Systems Management 12 python-PyYAML Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 GA python-PyYAML Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Containers 12 python-PyYAML Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Public Cloud 11.3 python-PyYAML Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Public Cloud 12 python-PyYAML Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 python-PyYAML Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3 python-PyYAML Affected
SUSE Manager Proxy 3.0 python-PyYAML Affected
SUSE Manager Proxy 3.1 python-PyYAML Affected
SUSE Manager Server 3.0 python-PyYAML Affected
SUSE Manager Server 3.1 python-PyYAML Affected
SUSE Openstack Cloud 6 python-PyYAML Affected
SUSE Openstack Cloud 7 python-PyYAML Affected
SUSE Openstack Cloud 8 python-PyYAML Affected
SUSE Storage 4 python-PyYAML Affected
SUSE Storage 5 python-PyYAML Affected