Upstream information

CVE-2008-1721 at MITRE

Description

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.

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: 379044 [RESOLVED / DUPLICATE]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1
  • python >= 2.6.0-8.9.28
  • python-32bit >= 2.6.0-8.9.28
  • python-curses >= 2.6.0-8.9.28
  • python-demo >= 2.6.0-8.9.28
  • python-gdbm >= 2.6.0-8.9.28
  • python-idle >= 2.6.0-8.9.28
  • python-tk >= 2.6.0-8.9.28
  • python-x86 >= 2.6.0-8.9.28
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 GA python
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2
  • python >= 2.6.0-8.12.2
  • python-32bit >= 2.6.0-8.12.2
  • python-curses >= 2.6.0-8.12.2
  • python-demo >= 2.6.0-8.12.2
  • python-gdbm >= 2.6.0-8.12.2
  • python-idle >= 2.6.0-8.12.2
  • python-tk >= 2.6.0-8.12.2
  • python-x86 >= 2.6.0-8.12.2
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 GA python
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3
  • python >= 2.6.8-0.15.1
  • python-32bit >= 2.6.8-0.15.1
  • python-curses >= 2.6.8-0.15.1
  • python-demo >= 2.6.8-0.15.1
  • python-gdbm >= 2.6.8-0.15.1
  • python-idle >= 2.6.8-0.15.1
  • python-tk >= 2.6.8-0.15.1
  • python-x86 >= 2.6.8-0.15.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 GA python
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
  • python >= 2.6.9-0.35.1
  • python-32bit >= 2.6.9-0.35.1
  • python-curses >= 2.6.9-0.35.1
  • python-demo >= 2.6.9-0.35.1
  • python-gdbm >= 2.6.9-0.35.1
  • python-idle >= 2.6.9-0.35.1
  • python-tk >= 2.6.9-0.35.1
  • python-x86 >= 2.6.9-0.35.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 GA python
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4
  • python-32bit >= 2.6.9-0.35.1
  • python-demo >= 2.6.9-0.35.1
  • python-gdbm >= 2.6.9-0.35.1
  • python-idle >= 2.6.9-0.35.1
  • python-tk >= 2.6.9-0.35.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4 GA python-32bit