CVE-2008-3144

medium
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Description

Multiple integer overflows in the PyOS_vsnprintf function in Python/mysnprintf.c in Python 2.5.2 and earlier allow context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or have unspecified other impact via crafted input to string formatting operations. NOTE: the handling of certain integer values is also affected by related integer underflows and an off-by-one error.

References

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

http://bugs.python.org/issue2588

http://bugs.python.org/issue2589

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

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

http://secunia.com/advisories/31305

http://secunia.com/advisories/31332

http://secunia.com/advisories/31358

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/33937

http://secunia.com/advisories/37471

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

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

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

http://svn.python.org/view?rev=63728&view=rev

http://svn.python.org/view?rev=63734&view=rev

http://svn.python.org/view?rev=63883&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.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://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/44171

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/44173

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10170

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A7725

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2008-08-01

Updated: 2018-10-11

Type: CWE-189

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 5

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: MEDIUM

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:1.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:1.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:1.6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.3.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.3.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.3.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.3.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.3.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.3.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.4.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.4.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.4.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Tenable Plugins

View all (25 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
133259SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : python (SUSE-SU-2020:0234-1) (BEAST) (httpoxy)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
89117VMware ESX / ESXi Multiple Vulnerabilities (VMSA-2009-0016) (remote check)NessusMisc.
critical
67898Oracle Linux 3 : python (ELSA-2009-1178)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
critical
67897Oracle Linux 4 : python (ELSA-2009-1177)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
critical
67896Oracle Linux 5 : python (ELSA-2009-1176)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
critical
60625Scientific Linux Security Update : python for SL 4.x on i386/x86_64NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
critical
60624Scientific Linux Security Update : python for SL 3.0.x on i386/x86_64NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
critical
60622Scientific Linux Security Update : python for SL5.x i386/x86_64NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
critical
43771CentOS 5 : python (CESA-2009:1176)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
critical
42870VMSA-2009-0016 : VMware vCenter and ESX update release and vMA patch release address multiple security issues in third party components.NessusVMware ESX Local Security Checks
medium
41229SuSE9 Security Update : Python (YOU Patch Number 12215)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
40402RHEL 3 : python (RHSA-2009:1178)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
critical
40401RHEL 4 : python (RHSA-2009:1177)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
critical
40400RHEL 5 : python (RHSA-2009:1176)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
critical
40394CentOS 3 : python (CESA-2009:1178)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
critical
40115openSUSE Security Update : python (python-128)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
37212Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : python (MDVSA-2008:163)NessusMandriva Local Security Checks
critical
35684Mac OS X Multiple Vulnerabilities (Security Update 2009-001)NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
critical
34823Debian DSA-1667-1 : python2.4 - several vulnerabilitiesNessusDebian Local Security Checks
high
34164FreeBSD : python -- multiple vulnerabilities (0dccaa28-7f3c-11dd-8de5-0030843d3802)NessusFreeBSD Local Security Checks
high
33924openSUSE 10 Security Update : python (python-5491)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
33923SuSE 10 Security Update : Python (ZYPP Patch Number 5490)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
33824Slackware 10.1 / 10.2 / 11.0 / 12.0 / 12.1 / current : python (SSA:2008-217-01)NessusSlackware Local Security Checks
high
33807Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 7.04 / 7.10 / 8.04 LTS : python2.4, python2.5 vulnerabilities (USN-632-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
33782GLSA-200807-16 : Python: Multiple vulnerabilitiesNessusGentoo Local Security Checks
high