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VMSA-2009-0016.6: Updated Service Console package python (CVE-2008-5031)

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VMSA-2009-0016.6: Updated Service Console package python (CVE-2008-5031)

Severity
10
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
11/10/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/02/2010
Modified
02/13/2015

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)

  • vmware-esx35-upgrade-226117
  • vmware-esx40-upgrade-208167

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