Bug 441306 - (CVE-2008-1679) CVE-2008-1679 python: imageop module integer overflows
CVE-2008-1679 python: imageop module integer overflows
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 486114 486329 486330 537915
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Reported: 2008-04-07 10:32 EDT by Tomas Hoger
Modified: 2016-03-04 06:12 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2015-08-22 12:10:11 EDT
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Description Tomas Hoger 2008-04-07 10:32:12 EDT
David Remahl of Apple reported, that the patch used to address multiple integer
overflows in python's imageop module (CVE-2007-4965) did not completely address
all overflow cases.

Additional test cases were provided as additional comment:


in upstream bug report used to track CVE-2007-4965:


Red Hat bug used to track CVE-2007-4965: bug #295971


Red Hat would like to thank David Remahl of the Apple Product Security team
for responsibly reporting these issues.
Comment 2 Tomas Hoger 2008-04-08 02:41:03 EDT
Patch to address this issue in upstream bug report:

Comment 3 Jan Lieskovsky 2008-10-30 10:45:47 EDT
The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security
impact, a future update may address this flaw.  More information regarding
issue severity can be found here:
Comment 7 errata-xmlrpc 2009-07-27 05:35:25 EDT
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4

Via RHSA-2009:1177 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1177.html
Comment 8 errata-xmlrpc 2009-07-27 05:37:20 EDT
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3

Via RHSA-2009:1178 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1178.html

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