DescriptionMultiple buffer overflows in the RLE decoder in the rgbimg module in Python 2.5 allow remote attackers to have an unspecified impact via an image file containing crafted data that triggers improper processing within the (1) longimagedata or (2) expandrow function.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
Debian Bugs603162

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
python2.7 (PTS)buster2.7.16-2+deb10u1fixed
buster (security)2.7.16-2+deb10u4fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
python2.6source(unstable)(not affected)
python2.7source(unstable)(not affected)
python3.1source(unstable)(not affected)


- python3.1 <not-affected> (rgbimgmodule no longer included in source)
- python2.7 <not-affected> (rgbimgmodule no longer included in source)
- python2.6 <not-affected> (rgbimgmodule no longer included in source)
[lenny] - python2.5 <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[lenny] - python2.4 <no-dsa> (Minor issue)

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