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USN-632-1: Python vulnerabilities

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
04/18/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/06/2013
Modified
07/09/2020

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)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-python2-4
  • ubuntu-upgrade-python2-4-minimal
  • ubuntu-upgrade-python2-5
  • ubuntu-upgrade-python2-5-minimal

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