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Impact: Low
Public: 2013-06-27
CWE: CWE-377
Bugzilla: 978696: CVE-2013-2217 python-suds: Insecure temporary directory use when initializing file-based URL cache


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as: in Suds 0.4, when tempdir is set to None, allows local users to redirect SOAP queries and possibly have other unspecified impact via a symlink attack on a cache file with a predictable name in /tmp/suds/.

Find out more about CVE-2013-2217 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.


This issue affects the version of python-suds as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw.

CVSS v2 metrics

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

Base Score: 1.9
Base Metrics: AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector: Local
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: None

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