ID CVE-2006-4980
Summary Buffer overflow in the repr function in Python 2.3 through 2.6 before 20060822 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted wide character UTF-32/UCS-4 strings to certain scripts.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.3.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.3.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.3.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.3.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.3.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.3.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.3.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.3.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.4.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.4.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.5_alpha_1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.5_alpha_1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.5_alpha_2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.5_alpha_2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.5_beta_1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.5_beta_1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.5_beta_2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.5_beta_2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.5_beta_3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.5_beta_3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.5_final:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.5_final:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.5_release_candidate_1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.5_release_candidate_1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.5_release_candidate_2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:python_software_foundation:python:2.5_release_candidate_2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
CVSS
Base: 7.5 (as of 17-10-2018 - 21:40)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE NVD-CWE-Other
CAPEC
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
NETWORK LOW NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
PARTIAL PARTIAL PARTIAL
cvss-vector via4 AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
oval via4
accepted 2013-04-29T04:08:47.803-04:00
class vulnerability
contributors
  • name Aharon Chernin
    organization SCAP.com, LLC
  • name Dragos Prisaca
    organization G2, Inc.
definition_extensions
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11782
  • comment CentOS Linux 3.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16651
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11831
  • comment CentOS Linux 4.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16636
  • comment Oracle Linux 4.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15990
description Buffer overflow in the repr function in Python 2.3 through 2.6 before 20060822 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted wide character UTF-32/UCS-4 strings to certain scripts.
family unix
id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10789
status accepted
submitted 2010-07-09T03:56:16-04:00
title Buffer overflow in the repr function in Python 2.3 through 2.6 before 20060822 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted wide character UTF-32/UCS-4 strings to certain scripts.
version 23
redhat via4
advisories
  • bugzilla
    id 208162
    title CVE-2006-4980 repr unicode buffer overflow
    oval
    OR
    • AND
      • comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 is installed
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20070026001
      • OR
        • AND
          • comment python is earlier than 0:2.2.3-6.5
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20060713002
          • comment python is signed with Red Hat master key
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20060713003
        • AND
          • comment python-devel is earlier than 0:2.2.3-6.5
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20060713008
          • comment python-devel is signed with Red Hat master key
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20060713009
        • AND
          • comment python-tools is earlier than 0:2.2.3-6.5
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20060713006
          • comment python-tools is signed with Red Hat master key
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20060713007
        • AND
          • comment tkinter is earlier than 0:2.2.3-6.5
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20060713004
          • comment tkinter is signed with Red Hat master key
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20060713005
    • AND
      • comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 is installed
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20070304001
      • OR
        • AND
          • comment python is earlier than 0:2.3.4-14.3
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20060713011
          • comment python is signed with Red Hat master key
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20060713003
        • AND
          • comment python-devel is earlier than 0:2.3.4-14.3
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20060713014
          • comment python-devel is signed with Red Hat master key
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20060713009
        • AND
          • comment python-docs is earlier than 0:2.3.4-14.3
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20060713012
          • comment python-docs is signed with Red Hat master key
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20060713013
        • AND
          • comment python-tools is earlier than 0:2.3.4-14.3
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20060713015
          • comment python-tools is signed with Red Hat master key
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20060713007
        • AND
          • comment tkinter is earlier than 0:2.3.4-14.3
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20060713016
          • comment tkinter is signed with Red Hat master key
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20060713005
    rhsa
    id RHSA-2006:0713
    released 2006-10-09
    severity Important
    title RHSA-2006:0713: python security update (Important)
  • rhsa
    id RHSA-2008:0629
rpms
  • python-0:2.2.3-6.5
  • python-devel-0:2.2.3-6.5
  • python-tools-0:2.2.3-6.5
  • tkinter-0:2.2.3-6.5
  • python-0:2.3.4-14.3
  • python-devel-0:2.3.4-14.3
  • python-docs-0:2.3.4-14.3
  • python-tools-0:2.3.4-14.3
  • tkinter-0:2.3.4-14.3
refmap via4
bid 20376
bugtraq
  • 20061011 rPSA-2006-0187-1 idle python
  • 20070110 VMware ESX server security updates
confirm
debian
  • DSA-1197
  • DSA-1198
gentoo GLSA-200610-07
mandriva MDKSA-2006:181
sectrack 1017019
secunia
  • 22276
  • 22297
  • 22303
  • 22357
  • 22358
  • 22379
  • 22448
  • 22487
  • 22512
  • 22531
  • 22639
  • 23680
  • 31492
sgi 20061001-01-P
suse SUSE-SR:2006:025
ubuntu USN-359-1
vupen
  • ADV-2006-3940
  • ADV-2006-5131
xf python-repr-bo(29408)
statements via4
contributor Mark J Cox
lastmodified 2007-03-14
organization Red Hat
statement Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.
Last major update 17-10-2018 - 21:40
Published 10-10-2006 - 04:06
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