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Date: Tue, 14 Feb 2012 10:37:09 -0500
From: David Malcolm <>
Cc: Kurt Seifried <>,
        "Steven M. Christey"
        Daniel Callaghan <>
Subject: Re: CVE Request -- python (SimpleXMLRPCServer): DoS
 (excessive CPU usage) via malformed XML-RPC / HTTP POST request

On Tue, 2012-02-14 at 12:13 +0100, Jan Lieskovsky wrote:
> Hello vendors,
>    just FYI, this issue affected also upstream
> PyPy v1.6 and v1.8 versions. Relevant upstream bug
> being here:
...and almost certainly 1.7 also, probably earlier versions also: 1.6
and 1.8 were the only versions I had to hand and checked.

[PyPy embeds a copy of CPython's standard library, which it mostly uses
as is, overriding a few things here and there]

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