CVE-2014-7185

NameCVE-2014-7185
DescriptionInteger overflow in bufferobject.c in Python before 2.7.8 allows context-dependent attackers to obtain sensitive information from process memory via a large size and offset in a "buffer" function.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs763848

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
python2.7 (PTS)jessie2.7.9-2+deb8u1fixed
jessie (security)2.7.9-2+deb8u5fixed
stretch (security), stretch2.7.13-2+deb9u3fixed
buster2.7.16-2fixed
bullseye, sid2.7.16-4fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
python2.5source(unstable)(unfixed)low
python2.6source(unstable)(unfixed)low
python2.7source(unstable)2.7.8-1low763848

Notes

[squeeze] - python2.5 <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[squeeze] - python2.6 <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - python2.6 <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - python2.7 <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
http://bugs.python.org/issue21831
Upstream fix http://hg.python.org/cpython/rev/8d963c7db507

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