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Python Software Foundation » Python » 2.3 : Security Vulnerabilities Published In 2006 (Overflow)

Cpe Name:cpe:/a:python_software_foundation:python:2.3
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# CVE ID CWE ID # of Exploits Vulnerability Type(s) Publish Date Update Date Score Gained Access Level Access Complexity Authentication Conf. Integ. Avail.
1 CVE-2006-4980 DoS Exec Code Overflow 2006-10-10 2010-09-15
7.5
User Remote Low Not required Partial Partial Partial
Buffer overflow in the repr function in Python 2.3 through 2.6 before 20060822 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted wide character UTF-32/UCS-4 strings to certain scripts.
2 CVE-2006-1542 Overflow +Priv 2006-03-30 2009-01-23
3.7
User Local High Not required Partial Partial Partial
Stack-based buffer overflow in Python 2.4.2 and earlier, running on Linux 2.6.12.5 under gcc 4.0.3 with libc 2.3.5, allows local users to cause a "stack overflow," and possibly gain privileges, by running a script from a current working directory that has a long name, related to the realpath function. NOTE: this might not be a vulnerability. However, the fact that it appears in a programming language interpreter could mean that some applications are affected, although attack scenarios might be limited because the attacker might already need to cross privilege boundaries to cause an exploitable program to be placed in a directory with a long name; or, depending on the method that Python uses to determine the current working directory, setuid applications might be affected.
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