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USN-5930-1: Python vulnerability

7 March 2023

Several security issues were fixed in Python.

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  • python3.7 - An interactive high-level object-oriented language


It was discovered that Python incorrectly handled certain inputs. If a
user or an automated system were tricked into running a specially
crafted input, a remote attacker could possibly use this issue to 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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