CVE-2010-1634

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2010-05-10
IAVA:
2012-A-0020
CWE:
CWE-190
Bugzilla:
590690: CVE-2010-1634 python: audioop: incorrect integer overflow checks

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Multiple integer overflows in audioop.c in the audioop module in Python 2.6, 2.7, 3.1, and 3.2 allow context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a large fragment, as demonstrated by a call to audioop.lin2lin with a long string in the first argument, leading to a buffer overflow. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incorrect fix for CVE-2008-3143.5.

Find out more about CVE-2010-1634 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server EUS (v. 6.0):
This vulnerability has been rated as having a security impact of Low. After evaluation and in accordance with the criteria noted in the product support life cycle, there are no plans to address this issue in an upcoming release. Please contact Red Hat Support for further information.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 5.1
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (python) RHSA-2011:0491 2011-05-05
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (python) RHSA-2011:0027 2011-01-13

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server EUS (v. 6.0) python Will not fix
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.
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