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CVE-2008-4864 Detail

Description

Multiple integer overflows in imageop.c in the imageop module in Python 1.5.2 through 2.5.1 allow context-dependent attackers to break out of the Python VM and execute arbitrary code via large integer values in certain arguments to the crop function, leading to a buffer overflow, a different vulnerability than CVE-2007-4965 and CVE-2008-1679.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  10/31/2008

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): 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://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Feb/msg00000.html
http://scary.beasts.org/security/CESA-2008-008.html Exploit
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3438
http://svn.python.org/view/python/trunk/Modules/imageop.c?rev=66689&view=diff&r1=66689&r2=66688&p1=python/trunk/Modules/imageop.c&p2=/python/trunk/Modules/imageop.c
http://svn.python.org/view?rev=66689&view=rev
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/10/27/2
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/10/29/3
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/507985/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31932
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31976 Exploit
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0016.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3316
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/46606
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10702
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A8354

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10702
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10702
Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8354
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8354

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-4864
NVD Published Date:
10/31/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/11/2018