CVE-2012-2135

Published: 14 August 2012

The utf-16 decoder in Python 3.1 through 3.3 does not update the aligned_end variable after calling the unicode_decode_call_errorhandler function, which allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information (process memory) or cause a denial of service (memory corruption and crash) via unspecified vectors.

Priority

Low

Status

Package Release Status
python3.1
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Patches:
Upstream: http://hg.python.org/cpython/rev/034ff986019d
python3.2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.2.3-4)
Patches:
Upstream: http://hg.python.org/cpython/rev/034ff986019d
python3.3
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Patches:
Upstream: http://hg.python.org/cpython/rev/034ff986019d