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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
Description Last Modified:  08/01/2008

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Insufficient_Info
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
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
http://bugs.gentoo.org/attachment.cgi?id=159422&action=view Exploit
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=230640
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Feb/msg00000.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-08/msg00006.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200807-16.xml
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2008&m=slackware-security.525289
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3438
http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0243
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:163
http://www.novell.com/support/search.do?cmd=displayKC&docType=kc&externalId=InfoDocument-patchbuilder-readme5032900
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/495445/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30491
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-632-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2288
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/44173
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/44174

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-2316
NVD Published Date:
08/01/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/11/2018