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CVE-2018-20406 Detail

Description

Modules/_pickle.c in Python before 3.7.1 has an integer overflow via a large LONG_BINPUT value that is mishandled during a "resize to twice the size" attempt. This issue might cause memory exhaustion, but is only relevant if the pickle format is used for serializing tens or hundreds of gigabytes of data.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/23/2018

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Hyperlink Resource
https://bugs.python.org/issue34656
https://github.com/python/cpython/commit/a4ae828ee416a66d8c7bf5ee71d653c2cc6a26dd

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CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-20406
NVD Published Date:
12/23/2018
NVD Last Modified:
12/23/2018