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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2014-1912

Original release date: 02/28/2014
Last revised: 05/10/2014


Buffer overflow in the socket.recvfrom_into function in Modules/socketmodule.c in Python 2.5 before 2.7.7, 3.x before 3.3.4, and 3.4.x before 3.4rc1 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted string.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://hg.python.org/cpython/rev/87673659d8f7
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2880
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://bugs.python.org/issue20246
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2014:0597
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-2125-1
External Source: EXPLOIT-DB
Name: 31875
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20140212 Re: CVE request? buffer overflow in socket.recvfrom_into
External Source: MISC
Name: http://pastebin.com/raw.php?i=GHXSmNEg
External Source: MISC
Name: https://www.trustedsec.com/february-2014/python-remote-code-execution-socket-recvfrom_into/
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1029831

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:python:python:3.3.3
* cpe:/a:python:python:3.4:alpha1
* cpe:/a:python:python:3.0
* cpe:/a:python:python:3.0.1
* cpe:/a:python:python:3.1
* cpe:/a:python:python:3.1.1
* cpe:/a:python:python:3.1.2
* cpe:/a:python:python:3.1.2150::~~~~x64~
* cpe:/a:python:python:3.1.3
* cpe:/a:python:python:3.1.4
* cpe:/a:python:python:3.1.5
* cpe:/a:python:python:3.2
* cpe:/a:python:python:3.2:alpha
* cpe:/a:python:python:3.2.0
* cpe:/a:python:python:3.2.1
* cpe:/a:python:python:3.2.2
* cpe:/a:python:python:3.2.2150
* cpe:/a:python:python:3.2.3
* cpe:/a:python:python:3.2.4
* cpe:/a:python:python:3.2.5
* cpe:/a:python:python:3.3
* cpe:/a:python:python:3.3:beta2
* cpe:/a:python:python:3.3.0
* cpe:/a:python:python:3.3.1
* cpe:/a:python:python:3.3.2
+ Configuration 2
+ OR
* cpe:/a:python:python:2.7.6
* cpe:/a:python:python:2.7.5
* cpe:/a:python:python:2.7.4
* cpe:/a:python:python:2.7
* cpe:/a:python:python:2.7.1
* cpe:/a:python:python:2.7.1:rc1
* cpe:/a:python:python:2.7.1150
* cpe:/a:python:python:2.7.1150::~~~~x64~
* cpe:/a:python:python:2.7.2:rc1
* cpe:/a:python:python:2.7.2150
* cpe:/a:python:python:2.7.3
* cpe:/a:python:python:2.6
* cpe:/a:python:python:2.6.1
* cpe:/a:python:python:2.6.2
* cpe:/a:python:python:2.6.2150
* cpe:/a:python:python:2.6.3
* cpe:/a:python:python:2.6.4
* cpe:/a:python:python:2.6.5
* cpe:/a:python:python:2.6.6
* cpe:/a:python:python:2.6.6150
* cpe:/a:python:python:2.6.7
* cpe:/a:python:python:2.6.8
* cpe:/a:python:python:2.5
* cpe:/a:python:python:2.5.1
* cpe:/a:python:python:2.5.150
* cpe:/a:python:python:2.5.2
* cpe:/a:python:python:2.5.3
* cpe:/a:python:python:2.5.4
* cpe:/a:python:python:2.5.6

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