USN-4973-1: Python vulnerability
1 June 2021
Python could allow unintended access to network services.
- python3.8 - An interactive high-level object-oriented language
It was discovered that the Python stdlib ipaddress API incorrectly handled
octal strings. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to perform a
wide variety of attacks, including bypassing certain access restrictions.
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.
- USN-4973-2: libpython3.8-testsuite, libpython3.8-stdlib, python3.8-examples, python3.8-dev, python3.8-venv, idle-python3.8, python3.8, libpython3.8, python3.8-minimal, python3.8-full, libpython3.8-dev, python3.8-doc, libpython3.8-minimal