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CVE-2008-2316 Detail

Description

Integer overflow in _hashopenssl.c in the hashlib module in Python 2.5.2 and earlier might allow context-dependent attackers to defeat cryptographic digests, related to "partial hashlib hashing of data exceeding 4GB."

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  08/01/2008

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-2316
Original release date:
08/01/2008
Last revised:
08/07/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.5 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (08/04/2008)

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of python as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, or 5. Affected module was only introduced upstream in python 2.5.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://bugs.gentoo.org/attachment.cgi?id=159422&action=view Exploit External Source CONFIRM http://bugs.gentoo.org/attachment.cgi?id=159422&action=view
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=230640 External Source CONFIRM http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=230640
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Feb/msg00000.html External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2009-02-12
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-08/msg00006.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:017
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200807-16.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200807-16
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2008&m=slackware-security.525289 External Source SLACKWARE SSA:2008-217-01
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3438 External Source CONFIRM http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3438
http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0243 External Source CONFIRM http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0243
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:163 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:163
http://www.novell.com/support/search.do?cmd=displayKC&docType=kc&externalId=InfoDocument-patchbuilder-readme5032900 External Source CONFIRM http://www.novell.com/support/search.do?cmd=displayKC&docType=kc&externalId=InfoDocument-patchbuilder-readme5032900
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/495445/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20080813 rPSA-2008-0243-1 idle python
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30491 External Source BID 30491
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-632-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-632-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2288 External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-2288
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/44173 External Source XF python-multiple-bo(44173)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/44174 External Source XF python-hashlib-overflow(44174)

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