Vulnerability Details : CVE-2017-1000158

CPython (aka Python) up to 2.7.13 is vulnerable to an integer overflow in the PyString_DecodeEscape function in stringobject.c, resulting in heap-based buffer overflow (and possible arbitrary code execution)
Vulnerability category: Overflow
Published 2017-11-17 05:29:00
Updated 2023-02-16 14:15:14
Source MITRE
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Threat overview for CVE-2017-1000158

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Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 80
IPs affected by CVE-2017-1000158 36,687
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2017-1000158

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 1.43%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 85 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2017-1000158

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CWE ids for CVE-2017-1000158

  • The product performs a calculation that can produce an integer overflow or wraparound, when the logic assumes that the resulting value will always be larger than the original value. This can introduce other weaknesses when the calculation is used for resource management or execution control.
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