Author Guido
Recipients Guido, georg.brandl, gvanrossum, serhiy.storchaka, vstinner
Date 2014-12-16.00:39:58
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I'd also like to add that, although I agree with Guido van Rossum that the likelihood of even triggering this bug in a general programming context is low, there are two buffer overflows at play here (one stack-based and one heap-based), and given an adversary's control over the format and vargs parameters, I'd there is a reasonable likelihood of exploiting it to execute arbitrary code, since the one controlling the parameters has some control as to which bytes end up where outside buffer boundaries.
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