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A python3.6 security update has been released for Fedora 36.



SECURITY: Fedora 36 Update: python3.6-3.6.15-12.fc36


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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2022-d4570fc1a6
2022-10-15 21:18:33.579201
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Name : python3.6
Product : Fedora 36
Version : 3.6.15
Release : 12.fc36
URL :   https://www.python.org/
Summary : Version 3.6 of the Python interpreter
Description :
Python 3.6 package for developers.

This package exists to allow developers to test their code against an older
version of Python. This is not a full Python stack and if you wish to run
your applications with Python 3.6, see other distributions
that support it, such as CentOS or RHEL with Software Collections
or older Fedora releases.

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Update Information:

Prevent denial of service (DoS) by very large integers.
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ChangeLog:

* Wed Oct 5 2022 Victor Stinner - 3.6.15-12
- Prevent denial of service (DoS) by very large integers.
Resolves: rhbz#1834423
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References:

[ 1 ] Bug #1834423 - CVE-2020-10735 python: int() type in PyLong_FromString() does not limit amount of digits converting text to int leading to DoS
  https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1834423
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This update can be installed with the "dnf" update program. Use
su -c 'dnf upgrade --advisory FEDORA-2022-d4570fc1a6' 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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