FreeBSD : python -- possible integer overflow vulnerability (0fe70bcd-2ce3-46c9-a64b-4a7da097db07)

High Nessus Plugin ID 106732


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


Python issue :

There is a possible integer overflow in PyString_DecodeEscape function of the file stringobject.c, which can be abused to gain a heap overflow, possibly leading to arbitrary code execution.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 106732

File Name: freebsd_pkg_0fe70bcd2ce346c9a64b4a7da097db07.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2018/02/12

Modified: 2018/02/12

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P


Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:python34, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:python35, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2018/02/11

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/06/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-1000158