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USN-4581-1: Python vulnerability

14 October 2020

Python could be used to perform a CRLF injection if it received a specially crafted request.

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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

Details

It was discovered that Python incorrectly handled certain character
sequences. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to perform
CRLF injection.

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References

Related notices

  • USN-4754-3: python3.8-examples, python3.7-doc, python3.8-dev, python3.8-venv, idle-python3.7, libpython2.7-stdlib, python3.7-minimal, python3.7-venv, python2.7-dev, python2.7-minimal, libpython3.7-testsuite, libpython3.7-minimal, python2.7, python3.7-examples, libpython3.8-dev, libpython2.7-minimal, libpython3.8, python3.8, idle-python2.7, libpython3.8-testsuite, libpython3.7-stdlib, python2.7-examples, libpython2.7-testsuite, python3.7-dev, python3.7, libpython2.7, libpython3.8-stdlib, python2.7-doc, idle-python3.8, libpython3.8-minimal, libpython2.7-dev, libpython3.7-dev, python3.8-minimal, libpython3.7