Public Date:
969560: CVE-2013-2132 pymongo: null pointer when decoding invalid DBRef

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

bson/_cbsonmodule.c in the mongo-python-driver (aka. pymongo) before 2.5.2, as used in MongoDB, allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and crash) via vectors related to decoding of an "invalid DBRef."

Find out more about CVE-2013-2132 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.


Red Hat Update Infrastructure 2.1.3 is now in Production 2 Phase of the support and maintenance life cycle. This has been rated as having Moderate security impact and is not currently planned to be addressed in future updates. For additional information, refer to the Red Hat Update Infrastructure Life Cycle:

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 5
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
MRG Grid for RHEL 6 Server v.2 RHSA-2013:1170 2013-08-21