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CVE-2008-3142 Detail

Current Description

Multiple buffer overflows in Python 2.5.2 and earlier on 32bit platforms allow context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or have unspecified other impact via a long string that leads to incorrect memory allocation during Unicode string processing, related to the unicode_resize function and the PyMem_RESIZE macro.

Source:  MITRE
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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): Low
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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=232137
http://bugs.python.org/file10825/issue2620-gps02-patch.txt
http://bugs.python.org/issue2620 Exploit
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.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1667
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:163
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:164
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/archive/1/507985/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30491
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-632-1
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0016.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2288
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3316
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/44170
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/44173
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11466
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A8422

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer (CWE-119)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:1.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:1.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:1.6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.3.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.3.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.3.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.3.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.3.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.3.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.4.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.4.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.4.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
2.5.2


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-3142
NVD Published Date:
08/01/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/11/2018