Fortinet Discovers Python Null Pointer Dereference Vulnerability
Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs has discovered a NULL pointer dereference vulnerability in Python 2.7.
Successful exploit of the vulnerability will cause memory corruption and lead to DoS. Under some conditions, remote code execution is also possible.
SolutionsUsers should apply the solution provided by Python.
The vulnerability details can be found athttp://bugs.python.org/issue27963
This vulnerability was discovered by Tien Phan of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs.