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Alpine Linux: CVE-2018-20406: python3 Multiple vulnerabilities

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2018-20406: python3 Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
12/23/2018
Created
04/25/2019
Added
04/24/2019
Modified
04/24/2019

Description

Modules/_pickle.c in Python before 3.7.1 has an integer overflow via a large LONG_BINPUT value that is mishandled during a "resize to twice the size" attempt. This issue might cause memory exhaustion, but is only relevant if the pickle format is used for serializing tens or hundreds of gigabytes of data.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-python3

References

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-python3

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