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USN-806-1: Python vulnerabilities

Severity
10
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
11/10/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/06/2013
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

Multiple integer overflows in Python 2.2.3 through 2.5.1, and 2.6, allow context-dependent attackers to have an unknown impact via a large integer value in the tabsize argument to the expandtabs method, as implemented by (1) the string_expandtabs function in Objects/stringobject.c and (2) the unicode_expandtabs function in Objects/unicodeobject.c. NOTE: this vulnerability reportedly exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2008-2315.

Solution(s)

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

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