CVE-2017-1000158

Public on 2018-01-17
Modified on 2018-02-08
Description
CPython (aka Python) up to 2.7.13 is vulnerable to an integer overflow in the PyString_DecodeEscape function in stringobject.c, resulting in heap-based buffer overflow (and possible arbitrary code execution)
Severity
Medium
CVSS v3 Base Score
8.1
See breakdown

Affected Packages

Platform Package Release Date Advisory
Amazon Linux 1 python27 2018-02-07 17:02 ALAS-2018-945
Amazon Linux 1 python35 2018-01-17 23:18 ALAS-2018-943
Amazon Linux 1 python34 2018-01-17 23:18 ALAS-2018-943

CVSS Scores

Score Type Score Vector
Amazon Linux CVSSv3 8.1 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
NVD CVSSv2 7.5 AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
NVD CVSSv3 9.8 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H