USN-3496-2: Python vulnerability
28 November 2017
- python2.7 - An interactive high-level object-oriented language
USN-3496-1 fixed a vulnerability in Python. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.
Original advisory details:
It was discovered that Python incorrectly handled decoding certain strings.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code.