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CVE-2017-1000158 Detail

Current Description

CPython (aka Python) up to 2.7.13 is vulnerable to an integer overflow in the PyString_DecodeEscape function in stringobject.c, resulting in heap-based buffer overflow (and possible arbitrary code execution)

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  11/17/2017      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-1000158
Original release date:
11/17/2017
Last revised:
02/03/2018
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 Base Score:
9.8 Critical
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (legend)
Impact Score:
5.9
Exploitability Score:
3.9
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
Attack Vector (AV):
Network
Attack Complexity (AC):
Low
Privileges Required (PR):
None
User Interaction (UI):
None
Scope (S):
Unchanged
Confidentiality (C):
High
Integrity (I):
High
Availability (A):
High
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.5 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039890 External Source SECTRACK 1039890
https://bugs.python.org/issue30657 Issue Tracking; Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source MISC https://bugs.python.org/issue30657
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2017/11/msg00035.html External Source MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20171124 [SECURITY] [DLA 1189-1] python2.7 security update
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2017/11/msg00036.html External Source MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20171124 [SECURITY] [DLA 1190-1] python2.6 security update

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:python:python:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 2.7.13

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