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A python2.7 security update has been released for Fedora 35.



SECURITY: Fedora 35 Update: python2.7-2.7.18-22.fc35


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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2022-ec74ac4079
2022-06-26 01:18:35.111743
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Name : python2.7
Product : Fedora 35
Version : 2.7.18
Release : 22.fc35
URL :   https://www.python.org/
Summary : Version 2.7 of the Python interpreter
Description :
Python 2 is an old version of the language that is incompatible with the 3.x
line of releases. The language is mostly the same, but many details, especially
how built-in objects like dictionaries and strings work, have changed
considerably, and a lot of deprecated features have finally been removed in the
3.x line.

Note that Python 2 is not supported upstream after 2020-01-01, please use the
python3 package instead if you can.

This package also provides the "python2" executable.

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Update Information:

Security fix for CVE-2015-20107
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ChangeLog:

* Thu Jun 9 2022 Charalampos Stratakis - 2.7.18-22
- Security fix for CVE-2015-20107
Resolves: rhbz#2075390
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References:

[ 1 ] Bug #2076509 - CVE-2015-20107 python2.7: python(mailcap): findmatch() function does not sanitise the second argument [fedora-all]
  https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2076509
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This update can be installed with the "dnf" update program. Use
su -c 'dnf upgrade --advisory FEDORA-2022-ec74ac4079' at the command
line. For more information, refer to the dnf documentation available at
  http://dnf.readthedocs.io/en/latest/command_ref.html#upgrade-command-label

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key. More details on the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
  https://fedoraproject.org/keys
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