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Python Multiple Integer Overflow Vulnerabilities (Windows)

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

Buffer overflow

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

10.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

13 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

This host has Python installed and is prone to integer overflow vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

The flaw exists due the the way it handles large integer values in the tabsize arguments as input to expandtabs methods (string_expandtabs and nicode_expandtabs) in stringobject.c and unicodeobject.c.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Python 2.5.2 on Windows.

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to Python 2.5.5 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)