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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-4965

Original release date: 09/18/2007
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Multiple integer overflows in the imageop module in Python 2.5.1 and earlier allow context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) and possibly obtain sensitive information (memory contents) via crafted arguments to (1) the tovideo method, and unspecified other vectors related to (2) imageop.c, (3) rbgimgmodule.c, and other files, which trigger heap-based buffer overflows.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.8 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (10/15/2007)
Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=295971 The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw. More information regarding issue severity can be found here: http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/

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External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-585-1
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1885
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=192876
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8486
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2007-2663
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Name: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307179
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Name: APPLE-SA-2009-02-12
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Name: MDVSA-2008:013
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Name: 20080221 VMSA-2008-0003 Moderate: Updated aacraid driver and samba and python service console updates
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:1076
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-3316
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 29889
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Name: 38675
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Name: TA07-352A
External Source: SECUNIA
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Name: DSA-1620
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Name: 27562
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Name: 20091120 VMSA-2009-0016 VMware vCenter and ESX update release and vMA patch release address multiple security issue in third party components
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Name: DSA-1551
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Name: 31255
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Name: 26837
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References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10804
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8486
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8496
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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