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CVE-2008-1721 - Vampiric Fans

Description

Integer signedness error in the zlib extension module in Python 2.5.2 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a negative signed integer which triggers insufficient memory allocation and a buffer overflow.

Reference

http://bugs.python.org/issue2586 http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28715 http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3802 http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:085 http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1551 http://secunia.com/advisories/29889 http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019823 http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0149 https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2444 http://secunia.com/advisories/29955 http://secunia.com/advisories/30872 http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-632-1 http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200807-01.xml http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1620 http://secunia.com/advisories/31358 http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2008&m=slackware-security.525289 http://secunia.com/advisories/31365 http://secunia.com/advisories/31255 http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Feb/msg00000.html http://secunia.com/advisories/33937 http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3438 http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0016.html http://secunia.com/advisories/37471 http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3316 http://support.avaya.com/css/P8/documents/100074697 http://secunia.com/advisories/38675 http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1229/references https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/41748 https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9407 https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A8494 https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A8249 http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/507985/100/0/threaded http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/490690/100/0/threaded