Vulnerability CVE-2018-20406


Published: 2018-12-23

Description:
Modules/_pickle.c in Python before 3.7.1 has an integer overflow via a large LONG_BINPUT value that is mishandled during a "resize to twice the size" attempt. This issue might cause memory exhaustion, but is only relevant if the pickle format is used for serializing tens or hundreds of gigabytes of data.

Type:

CWE-190

(Integer Overflow or Wraparound)

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
5/10
2.9/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Partial
Affected software
Python -> Python 
Fedoraproject -> Fedora 
Debian -> Debian linux 

 References:
https://bugs.python.org/issue34656
https://github.com/python/cpython/commit/a4ae828ee416a66d8c7bf5ee71d653c2cc6a26dd
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/02/msg00011.html
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/46PVWY5LFP4BRPG3BVQ5QEEFYBVEXHCK/
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/AEZ5IQT7OF7Q2NCGIVABOWYGKO7YU3NJ/
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/D3LXPABKVLFYUHRYJPM3CSS5MS6FXKS7/
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/ICBEGRHIPHWPG2VGYS6R4EVKVUUF4AQW/
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/JSKPGPZQNTAULHW4UH63KGOOUIDE4RRB/
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/TR6GCO3WTV4D5L23WTCBF275VE6BVNI3/
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20190416-0010/

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