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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2008-1887

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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2008-1887

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
04/18/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/17/2015
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Python 2.5.2 and earlier allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via multiple vectors that cause a negative size value to be provided to the PyString_FromStringAndSize function, which allocates less memory than expected when assert() is disabled and triggers a buffer overflow.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-python
  • suse-upgrade-python-32bit
  • suse-upgrade-python-64bit
  • suse-upgrade-python-curses
  • suse-upgrade-python-demo
  • suse-upgrade-python-devel
  • suse-upgrade-python-doc
  • suse-upgrade-python-doc-pdf
  • suse-upgrade-python-gdbm
  • suse-upgrade-python-idle
  • suse-upgrade-python-mpz
  • suse-upgrade-python-tk
  • suse-upgrade-python-x86
  • suse-upgrade-python-xml
  • suse-upgrade-suse-release

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