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.


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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

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

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