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CVE-2013-1888

Impact: Low
Public: 2012-11-15
Bugzilla: 923974: CVE-2013-1888 python-pip: insecure temporary directory usage

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

pip before 1.3 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a file in the /tmp/pip-build temporary directory.

Find out more about CVE-2013-1888 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score: 2.1
Base Metrics: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector: Local
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: None

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