USN-3496-3: Python vulnerability
28 November 2017
Python could be made to run arbitrary code.
- python3.4 - An interactive high-level object-oriented language
- python3.5 - An interactive high-level object-oriented language
USN-3496-1 fixed a vulnerability in Python2.7. This update provides
the corresponding update for versions 3.4 and 3.5.
Original advisory details:
It was discovered that Python incorrectly handled decoding certain strings.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.