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USN-5767-3: Python vulnerability

6 March 2023

Several security issues were fixed in Python.

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Releases

Packages

  • python3.6 - An interactive high-level object-oriented language

Details

USN-5767-1 fixed vulnerabilities in Python. This update fixes the problem
for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.

Original advisory details:

Nicky Mouha discovered that Python incorrectly handled certain SHA-3 internals.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a crash or execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2022-37454)

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Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 18.04

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

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