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CVE-2014-4616 Detail

Current Description

Array index error in the scanstring function in the _json module in Python 2.7 through 3.5 and simplejson before 2.6.1 allows context-dependent attackers to read arbitrary process memory via a negative index value in the idx argument to the raw_decode function.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  08/24/2017
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.9 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 2.2


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): High
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.python.org/issue21529 Issue Tracking Vendor Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-07/msg00015.html Third Party Advisory
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/06/24/7 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1064.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/68119 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=752395 Issue Tracking Mailing List Third Party Advisory
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1112285 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://hackerone.com/reports/12297 Exploit Third Party Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201503-10 Patch Third Party Advisory VDB Entry

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:python:python:2.7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:python:python:2.7.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:python:python:2.7.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:python:python:2.7.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:python:python:2.7.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:python:python:2.7.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:python:python:2.7.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:python:python:2.7.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:python:python:2.7.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:python:python:2.7.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:python:python:2.7.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:python:python:2.7.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:python:python:2.7.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:python:python:2.7.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:python:python:3.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:python:python:3.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:python:python:3.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:python:python:3.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:python:python:3.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:python:python:3.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:python:python:3.1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:python:python:3.1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:python:python:3.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:python:python:3.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:python:python:3.2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:python:python:3.2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:python:python:3.2.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:python:python:3.2.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:python:python:3.2.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:python:python:3.3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:python:python:3.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:python:python:3.3.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:python:python:3.3.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:python:python:3.3.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:python:python:3.3.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:python:python:3.3.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:python:python:3.4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:python:python:3.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:python:python:3.4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:python:python:3.4.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:python:python:3.4.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:python:python:3.4.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:python:python:3.4.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:python:python:3.4.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:python:python:3.5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
Configuration 2
OR
cpe:2.3:a:simplejson_project:simplejson:*:*:*:*:*:python:*:*    versions up to (excluding) 2.6.1
Configuration 3
OR
cpe:2.3:o:opensuse_project:opensuse:12.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:opensuse_project:opensuse:13.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-4616
NVD Published Date:
08/24/2017
NVD Last Modified:
01/04/2018