Debian: DSA-2880-1: python2.7 security update

    Date17 Mar 2014
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Multiple security issues were discovered in Python: CVE-2013-4238
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2880-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    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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