CVE-2008-1721

HIGH

Description

Integer signedness error in the zlib extension module in Python 2.5.2 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a negative signed integer, which triggers insufficient memory allocation and a buffer overflow.

References

http://bugs.python.org/issue2586

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Feb/msg00000.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/29889

http://secunia.com/advisories/29955

http://secunia.com/advisories/30872

http://secunia.com/advisories/31255

http://secunia.com/advisories/31358

http://secunia.com/advisories/31365

http://secunia.com/advisories/33937

http://secunia.com/advisories/37471

http://secunia.com/advisories/38675

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200807-01.xml

http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3802

http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2008&m=slackware-security.525289

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3438

http://support.avaya.com/css/P8/documents/100074697

http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0149

http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1551

http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1620

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:085

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/490690/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/507985/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28715

http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019823

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-632-1

http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0016.html

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1229/references

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3316

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/41748

https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2444

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A8249

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A8494

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9407

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2008-04-10

Updated: 2018-10-11

Type: CWE-189

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: HIGH