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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-3142

Multiple buffer overflows in Python 2.5.2 and earlier on 32bit platforms allow context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or have unspecified other impact via a long string that leads to incorrect memory allocation during Unicode string processing, related to the unicode_resize function and the PyMem_RESIZE macro.
Publish Date : 2008-08-01 Last Update Date : 2017-09-28
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.5
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low 2008-07-02 2008-04-11
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-3142 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20083142 unix
DSA-1667 python2.4 -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7901 unix
DSA-1667-1 python2.4 - several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19316 unix
ELSA-2009:1176: python security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22809 unix
Multiple buffer overflows in Python 2.5.2 and earlier on 32bit platforms allow context-dependent attackers to cause a de... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11466 unix
RHSA-2009:1176 -- python security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:29294 unix
RHSA-2009:1176: python security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20091176 unix
RHSA-2009:1177: python security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20091177 unix
RHSA-2009:1178: python security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20091178 unix
VMware python multiple buffer overflows vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8422 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-3142

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Python Software Foundation Python 1.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Python Software Foundation Python 1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Python Software Foundation Python 1.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Python Software Foundation Python 2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Python Software Foundation Python 2.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Python Software Foundation Python 2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Python Software Foundation Python 2.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Python Software Foundation Python 2.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Python Software Foundation Python 2.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Python Software Foundation Python 2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Python Software Foundation Python 2.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Python Software Foundation Python 2.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Python Software Foundation Python 2.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Python Software Foundation Python 2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Python Software Foundation Python 2.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Python Software Foundation Python 2.3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Python Software Foundation Python 2.3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Python Software Foundation Python 2.3.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Python Software Foundation Python 2.3.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Python Software Foundation Python 2.3.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Python Software Foundation Python 2.3.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Python Software Foundation Python 2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Python Software Foundation Python 2.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Python Software Foundation Python 2.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Python Software Foundation Python 2.4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Python Software Foundation Python 2.4.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Python Software Foundation Python 2.4.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Python Software Foundation Python 2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Python Software Foundation Python 2.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Python Software Foundation Python 2.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Python Software Foundation Python 30

- References For CVE-2008-3142

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-08/msg00006.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:017
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/44173
XF python-multiple-bo(44173)
http://bugs.python.org/file10825/issue2620-gps02-patch.txt CONFIRM
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2288
VUPEN ADV-2008-2288
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3316
VUPEN ADV-2009-3316
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/44170
XF python-unicode-bo(44170)
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30491
BID 30491 Python Multiple Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities Release Date:2013-01-30
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0016.html CONFIRM
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-632-1
UBUNTU USN-632-1
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/507985/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20091120 VMSA-2009-0016 VMware vCenter and ESX update release and vMA patch release address multiple security issue in third party components
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/495445/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20080813 rPSA-2008-0243-1 idle python
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:164
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:164
http://www.novell.com/support/search.do?cmd=displayKC&docType=kc&externalId=InfoDocument-patchbuilder-readme5032900 CONFIRM
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:163
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:163
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1667
DEBIAN DSA-1667
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2008&m=slackware-security.525289
SLACKWARE SSA:2008-217-01
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3438 CONFIRM
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200807-16.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200807-16
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Feb/msg00000.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2009-02-12
http://bugs.python.org/issue2620 CONFIRM
http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0243 CONFIRM
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=232137 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-3142

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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