DSA 2880-1: python2.7 security update
Posted on: 03/18/2014 11:53 AM

A python2.7 security update has been released for Debian

DSA 2880-1: python2.7 security update


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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2880-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Moritz Muehlenhoff
March 17, 2014 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : python2.7
CVE ID : CVE-2013-4238 CVE-2014-1912

Multiple security issues were discovered in Python:

CVE-2013-4238

Ryan Sleevi that NULL charactors in the subject alternate names of
SSL cerficates were parsed incorrectly.

CVE-2014-1912

Ryan Smith-Roberts discovered a buffer overflow in the
socket.recvfrom_into() function.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in
version 2.7.3-6+deb7u2.

For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
version 2.7.6-7.

We recommend that you upgrade your python2.7 packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/



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