USN-4961-1: pip vulnerability

19 May 2021

pip could be made to install different git revisions.

Releases

Packages

Details

It was discovered that pip incorrectly handled unicode separators in git
references. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to install a
different revision on a repository.

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 20.04

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.