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USN-5342-2: Python vulnerabilities

24 August 2022

Several security issues were fixed in Python.

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Releases

Packages

  • python2.7 - An interactive high-level object-oriented language

Details

USN-5342-1 fixed several vulnerabilities in Python. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM, Ubuntu 20.04 ESM and
Ubuntu 22.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

It was discovered that Python incorrectly handled certain FTP requests.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to expose sensitive information.
(CVE-2021-4189)

It was discovered that Python incorrectly handled certain inputs.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2022-0391)

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Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 22.04
Ubuntu 20.04
Ubuntu 14.04

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

Related notices

  • USN-5342-1: python3.5-doc, idle-python3.6, idle-python2.7, libpython2.7-stdlib, python3.5, python3.4-minimal, libpython3.5, python2.7-dev, python3.6-minimal, libpython3.6-testsuite, libpython3.8-stdlib, python3.6-venv, idle-python3.4, idle-python3.5, libpython3.4-stdlib, python3.6, python3.8, python3.4-doc, python3.8-dev, python2.7-minimal, libpython3.6-dev, libpython3.4-minimal, python3.8-venv, python3.8-minimal, libpython3.6, libpython2.7-testsuite, libpython3.4, libpython3.8-dev, libpython3.5-testsuite, python2.7-doc, libpython3.8-testsuite, python3.4-dev, python3.4-examples, python3.6-examples, python2.7-examples, libpython3.6-stdlib, libpython3.4-dev, python3.8-doc, libpython3.5-stdlib, python3.5-minimal, python3.8-examples, python3.6-doc, python3.5-examples, idle-python3.8, libpython2.7, libpython3.6-minimal, libpython2.7-dev, libpython2.7-minimal, libpython3.8-minimal, python2.7, python3.4-venv, libpython3.5-dev, libpython3.8, python3.5-venv, python3.4, python3.6-dev, python3.8-full, libpython3.4-testsuite, libpython3.5-minimal, python3.5-dev
  • USN-6891-1: python3.7-examples, python3.10-nopie, python3.8, libpython3.7, python3.11-dev, python3.9-dev, libpython3.9, libpython3.12-minimal, python3.11-venv, libpython3.10-dev, python3.12-dev, libpython3.11-stdlib, python3.9-minimal, python3.7-venv, python3.9-examples, libpython3.10-minimal, libpython3.6-minimal, libpython3.8-minimal, libpython3.8, python3.5-venv, python3.8-full, idle-python3.7, python3.11-doc, libpython3.5-minimal, libpython3.9-testsuite, python3.10-venv, python3.5, python3.6-minimal, idle-python3.12, python3.8-venv, libpython3.8-dev, python3.6-examples, libpython3.5-testsuite, python3.10-examples, python3.11, libpython3.12-stdlib, python3.7-dev, python3.12-full, python3.12-minimal, python3.8-examples, libpython3.12-testsuite, python3.5-examples, python3.12-nopie, libpython3.7-testsuite, python3.12, python3.5-dev, python3.11-full, python3.5-doc, libpython3.11-minimal, libpython3.12, libpython3.6-testsuite, python3.12-venv, libpython3.9-dev, python3.6, idle-python3.5, python3.10-full, libpython3.10-stdlib, libpython3.11, python3.9, python3.10-doc, libpython3.7-minimal, libpython3.6-dev, python3.11-minimal, libpython3.11-dev, python3.10-dev, python3.7-doc, python3.9-venv, python3.9-full, libpython3.6-stdlib, python3.7-minimal, python3.10, idle-python3.8, libpython3.11-testsuite, libpython3.5-dev, python3.6-dev, libpython3.7-dev, idle-python3.10, idle-python3.6, libpython3.5, libpython3.12-dev, python3.7, libpython3.8-stdlib, python3.6-venv, libpython3.10, python3.8-dev, libpython3.10-testsuite, python3.12-doc, python3.8-minimal, python3.10-minimal, libpython3.6, libpython3.9-minimal, libpython3.8-testsuite, idle-python3.9, python3.11-nopie, python3.9-doc, python3.8-doc, python3.12-examples, libpython3.5-stdlib, libpython3.7-stdlib, python3.6-doc, python3.5-minimal, libpython3.9-stdlib, idle-python3.11, python3.11-examples