USN-4754-1: Python vulnerabilities

25 February 2021

Python could be made to execute arbitrary code or denial of service if it received a specially crafted input.

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
  • python3.8 - Interactive high-level object-oriented language (version 3.8)

Details

It was discovered that Python incorrectly handled certain inputs.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code
or cause a denial of service. (CVE-2020-27619, CVE-2021-3177)

Related notices

  • USN-4754-4: python2.7-minimal, python2.7
  • USN-4754-3: python3.8-minimal, python3.7-minimal, python2.7-minimal, python2.7, python3.8, python3.7