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Date: Mon, 22 Feb 2016 13:25:33 +0100
From: Stefan Cornelius <>
To: Eric Soroos <>
Subject: Re: CVE Request -- Buffer overflow in Python-Pillow
 and PIL

On Tue, 2 Feb 2016 18:51:24 +0000
Eric Soroos <> wrote:

> Hello, 
> I’d like to request a CVE number for all versions of Python Pillow <=
> 3.1.0  and PIL == 1.1.7 (at the least). 
> There is a buffer overflow in PcdDecode.c, where the decoder writes
> assuming 4 bytes per pixel into a 3 byte per pixel wide buffer,
> allowing writing 768 bytes off the end of the buffer. This overwrites
> objects in Python's stack, leading to a crash. 
> This issue and the patch are public:
> Thanks, 
> Eric


I don't think this ever got a CVE? Could one please be assigned?

Thanks and kind regards,
Stefan Cornelius / Red Hat Product Security

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