Upstream information

CVE-2007-1657 at MITRE

Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in the file_compress function in minigzip (Modules/zlib) in Python 2.5 allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long file argument.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 272179 [RESOLVED / INVALID]

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