USN-4333-1: Python vulnerabilities

21 April 2020

Several security issues were fixed in Python.

Releases

Packages

  • python2.7 - An interactive high-level object-oriented language
  • python3.4 - An interactive high-level object-oriented language
  • python3.5 - An interactive high-level object-oriented language
  • python3.6 - An interactive high-level object-oriented language
  • python3.7 - An interactive high-level object-oriented language

Details

It was discovered that Python incorrectly stripped certain characters from
requests. A remote attacker could use this issue to perform CRLF injection.
(CVE-2019-18348)

It was discovered that Python incorrectly handled certain HTTP requests.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.
(CVE-2020-8492)