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PostPosted: Sun Aug 02, 2020 3:26 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 202008-01 ] Python Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Python: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 202008-01)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: 2020-08-02
Bug(s): #728668, #732498
ID: 202008-01

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Python, the worst of
which could result in a Denial of Service condition.


Background

Python is an interpreted, interactive, object-oriented programming
language.


Affected Packages

Package: dev-lang/python
Vulnerable: < 2.7.18-r1
Vulnerable: < 3.6.11-r2
Vulnerable: < 3.7.8-r2
Vulnerable: < 3.8.4-r1
Unaffected: >= 2.7.18-r1
Unaffected: >= 3.6.11-r2
Unaffected: >= 3.7.8-r2
Unaffected: >= 3.8.4-r1
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Python. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


Impact

Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Python 2.7 users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-lang/python-2.7.18-r1"
   
All Python 3.6 users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-lang/python-3.6.11-r2"
   
All Python 3.7 users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-lang/python-3.7.8-r2"
   
All Python 3.8 users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-lang/python-3.8.4-r1"
   


References

CVE-2019-20907
CVE-2020-14422
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