CVE-2008-3143

HIGH

Description

Multiple integer overflows in Python before 2.5.2 might allow context-dependent attackers to have an unknown impact via vectors related to (1) Include/pymem.h; (2) _csv.c, (3) _struct.c, (4) arraymodule.c, (5) audioop.c, (6) binascii.c, (7) cPickle.c, (8) cStringIO.c, (9) cjkcodecs/multibytecodec.c, (10) datetimemodule.c, (11) md5.c, (12) rgbimgmodule.c, and (13) stropmodule.c in Modules/; (14) bufferobject.c, (15) listobject.c, and (16) obmalloc.c in Objects/; (17) Parser/node.c; and (18) asdl.c, (19) ast.c, (20) bltinmodule.c, and (21) compile.c in Python/, as addressed by "checks for integer overflows, contributed by Google."

References

http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=232137

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-08/msg00006.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/31332

http://secunia.com/advisories/31365

http://secunia.com/advisories/31473

http://secunia.com/advisories/31518

http://secunia.com/advisories/31687

http://secunia.com/advisories/32793

http://secunia.com/advisories/37471

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200807-16.xml

http://svn.python.org/view?rev=60793&view=rev

http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0243

http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1667

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:163

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:164

http://www.novell.com/support/search.do?cmd=displayKC&docType=kc&externalId=InfoDocument-patchbuilder-readme5032900

http://www.python.org/download/releases/2.5.2/NEWS.txt

http://www.python.org/download/releases/2.6/NEWS.txt

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/495445/100/0/threaded

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

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30491

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

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

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2288

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

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A7720

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A8996

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2008-08-01

Updated: 2018-10-11

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