Numeric Errors Affecting python2.7 package, versions <2.7.8-1


low

Snyk CVSS

    Attack Complexity Low
NVD
CVSS v3 N/A  medium
SUSE
CVSS v3 N/A  medium
Red Hat
CVSS v3 N/A  medium

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-DEBIAN9-PYTHON27-306497
  • published 8 Oct 2014
  • disclosed 8 Oct 2014

How to fix?

Upgrade Debian:9 python2.7 to version 2.7.8-1 or higher.

NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply only to the upstream python2.7 package and not the python2.7 package as distributed by Debian:9. See How to fix? for Debian:9 relevant fixed versions and status.

Integer overflow in bufferobject.c in Python before 2.7.8 allows context-dependent attackers to obtain sensitive information from process memory via a large size and offset in a "buffer" function.