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

Date 17 Mar 2014
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Posted By LinuxSecurity 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.
https://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
March 17, 2014                         https://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: https://www.debian.org/security/

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