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FreeBSD Ports: python23

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

FreeBSD Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

14 years ago

Modified

Modified

6 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to the system as announced in the referenced advisory.

Insight

Insight

The following packages are affected: python23 python24 python25 CVE-2008-1721 Integer signedness error in the zlib extension module in Python 2.5.2 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a negative signed integer, which triggers insufficient memory allocation and a buffer overflow.

Solution

Solution

Update your system with the appropriate patches or software upgrades. http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3802 http://bugs.python.org/issue2586 http://www.vuxml.org/freebsd/ec41c3e2-129c-11dd-bab7-0016179b2dd5.html

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)