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NOTICE UPDATED - April, 25th 2024

NIST has updated the NVD program announcement page with additional information regarding recent concerns and the temporary delays in enrichment efforts.

CVE-2024-0450 Detail

Description

An issue was found in the CPython `zipfile` module affecting versions 3.12.1, 3.11.7, 3.10.13, 3.9.18, and 3.8.18 and prior. The zipfile module is vulnerable to “quoted-overlap” zip-bombs which exploit the zip format to create a zip-bomb with a high compression ratio. The fixed versions of CPython makes the zipfile module reject zip archives which overlap entries in the archive.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2024/03/20/5
https://github.com/python/cpython/commit/30fe5d853b56138dbec62432d370a1f99409fc85
https://github.com/python/cpython/commit/66363b9a7b9fe7c99eba3a185b74c5fdbf842eba
https://github.com/python/cpython/commit/70497218351ba44bffc8b571201ecb5652d84675
https://github.com/python/cpython/commit/a2c59992e9e8d35baba9695eb186ad6c6ff85c51
https://github.com/python/cpython/commit/a956e510f6336d5ae111ba429a61c3ade30a7549
https://github.com/python/cpython/commit/d05bac0b74153beb541b88b4fca33bf053990183
https://github.com/python/cpython/commit/fa181fcf2156f703347b03a3b1966ce47be8ab3b
https://github.com/python/cpython/issues/109858
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2024/03/msg00024.html
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2024/03/msg00025.html
https://mail.python.org/archives/list/security-announce@python.org/thread/XELNUX2L3IOHBTFU7RQHCY6OUVEWZ2FG/
https://www.bamsoftware.com/hacks/zipbomb/

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-405 Asymmetric Resource Consumption (Amplification) Reference acceptance level Python Software Foundation  

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2024-0450
NVD Published Date:
03/19/2024
NVD Last Modified:
05/07/2024
Source:
Python Software Foundation