Python 2.5.2 and earlier allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via multiple vectors that cause a negative size value to be provided to the PyString_FromStringAndSize function, which allocates less memory than expected when assert() is disabled and triggers a buffer overflow.
Published 2008-04-18 17:05:00
Updated 2022-06-27 16:33:48
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: OverflowExecute code

Threat overview for CVE-2008-1887

Top countries where our scanners detected CVE-2008-1887
Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 80
IPs affected by CVE-2008-1887 275
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2008-1887

0.47%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 73 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2008-1887

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
9.3
HIGH AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
8.6
10.0
NIST

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