Upstream information

CVE-2008-1887 at MITRE

Description

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.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Running

This issue is currently rated as having critical severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 9.3
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 379534 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 10 SP2
  • python-demo >= 2.4.2-18.22
  • python-devel >= 2.4.2-18.22
  • python-doc >= 2.4.2-18.19
  • python-doc-pdf >= 2.4.2-18.19
  • python-idle >= 2.4.2-18.22
Builds
ZYPP Patch Nr: 5490
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Open Enterprise Server
  • python >= 2.3.3-88.24
  • python-curses >= 2.3.3-88.24
  • python-demo >= 2.3.3-88.24
  • python-devel >= 2.3.3-88.24
  • python-doc >= 2.3.3-88.24
  • python-doc-pdf >= 2.3.3-88.24
  • python-gdbm >= 2.3.3-88.24
  • python-idle >= 2.3.3-88.24
  • python-mpz >= 2.3.3-88.24
  • python-tk >= 2.3.3-88.24
  • python-xml >= 2.3.3-88.24
Builds
ZYPP Patch Nr: 5490
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
  • python >= 2.3.3-88.24
  • python-32bit >= 9-200808010009
  • python-curses >= 2.3.3-88.24
  • python-demo >= 2.3.3-88.24
  • python-devel >= 2.3.3-88.24
  • python-doc >= 2.3.3-88.24
  • python-doc-pdf >= 2.3.3-88.24
  • python-gdbm >= 2.3.3-88.24
  • python-idle >= 2.3.3-88.24
  • python-mpz >= 2.3.3-88.24
  • python-tk >= 2.3.3-88.24
  • python-xml >= 2.3.3-88.24
Builds
ZYPP Patch Nr: 5490
openSUSE 11.0
  • python-debuginfo >= 2.5.2-26.2
  • python-debugsource >= 2.5.2-26.2
openSUSE 11.0
  • python >= 2.5.2-26.2
  • python-32bit >= 2.5.2-26.2
  • python-64bit >= 2.5.2-26.2
  • python-curses >= 2.5.2-26.2
  • python-demo >= 2.5.2-26.2
  • python-devel >= 2.5.2-26.2
  • python-gdbm >= 2.5.2-26.2
  • python-idle >= 2.5.2-26.2
  • python-tk >= 2.5.2-26.2
  • python-xml >= 2.5.2-26.2


Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0 python In progress
SUSE Enterprise Storage 5 python In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise 15-SP0 Module for Basesystem python Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise 15-SP0 Module for Desktop Applications python Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise 15-SP1 Module for Basesystem python Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise 15-SP1 Module for Desktop Applications python Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise 15-SP1 Module for Python 2 python Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP4 python In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP4 python In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP5 python In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 LTSS python In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 BCL python In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS python In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 BCL python In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 LTSS python In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 python In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5 python In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2 python In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3 python In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4 python In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP5 python In progress