Date: Thu, 24 Mar 2011 17:59:33 +0100 From: Jan Lieskovsky <jlieskov@...hat.com> To: "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org> CC: oss-security <oss-security@...ts.openwall.com>, David Malcolm <dmalcolm@...hat.com> Subject: CVE Request -- Python (urllib, urllib2): Improper management of ftp:// and file:// URL schemes Hello Steve, vendors, A security flaw was found in the way handlers for ftp:// and file:// URL schemes in the Python urllib and urllib2 extensible libraries processed the urllib open URL request. A remote attacker could use this flaw to access sensitive information or cause a denial of service (excessive CPU and memory use) of a Python web application, processing URLs, via a specially-crafted urllib open URL request. References:  http://bugs.python.org/issue11662  https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=690560 Could you allocate a CVE id for this? Thanks && Regards, Jan. -- Jan iankko Lieskovsky / Red Hat Security Response Team
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