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Date: Thu, 16 Jun 2016 07:29:36 -0400 (EDT)
From: cve-assign@...re.org
To: wuninsu@...il.com
Cc: cve-assign@...re.org, oss-security@...ts.openwall.com, Yeongjin.jang@...ech.edu
Subject: Re: CVE Request: heap overflow in Python zipimport module

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> https://bugs.python.org/issue26171

>> Issue #26171: Fix possible integer overflow and heap corruption in
>> zipimporter.get_data().

>> Modules/zipimport.c

> In Python zipimport module,
> if compress != 0, then bytes_size = data_size + 1
> data_size is not sanitized, so if data_size = -1,
> then it overflows and becomes 0.
> 
> In that case, python allocates small heap, but after that in freed, it
> overflows heap.

Use CVE-2016-5636.

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