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Date: Wed, 12 Feb 2014 11:25:50 -0500 (EST)
From: cve-assign@...re.org
To: geissert@...ian.org
Cc: cve-assign@...re.org, oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: CVE request? buffer overflow in socket.recvfrom_into

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> A bug has been reported in python, where socket.recvfrom_into "fails to
> check that the supplied buffer object is big enough for the requested read
> and so will happily write off the end". Ryan Smith-Roberts goes on to say
> "while very highly unlikely it's technically remotely exploitable".

> http://bugs.python.org/issue20246

Use CVE-2014-1912.

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