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Date: Mon, 10 Nov 2008 13:04:40 -0500 (EST)
From: "Steven M. Christey" <>
To: Chris Evans <>
cc:, "Steven M. Christey" <>,
        Will Drewry <>
Subject: Re: CVE Request - Python string expandtabs

Name: CVE-2008-5031
Status: Candidate
Reference: MLIST:[oss-security] 20081105 CVE Request - Python string expandtabs
Reference: URL:
Reference: MLIST:[oss-security] 20081105 Re: CVE Request - Python string expandtabs
Reference: URL:
Reference: MISC:
Reference: CONFIRM:
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Reference: CONFIRM:

Multiple integer overflows in Python 2.5.2 allow context-dependent
attackers to have an unknown impact via a large integer value in the
tabsize argument to the expandtabs method, as implemented by (1) the
string_expandtabs function in Objects/stringobject.c and (2) the
unicode_expandtabs function in Objects/unicodeobject.c.  NOTE: this
vulnerability reportedly exists because of an incomplete fix for

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