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    Debian: DSA-4306-1: python2.7 security update

    Date 27 Sep 2018
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    Posted By Anthony Pell
    Multiple security issues were discovered in Python: ElementTree failed to initialise Expat's hash salt, two denial of service issues were found in difflib and poplib and the shutil module was affected by a command injection vulnerability.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-4306-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
    September 27, 2018                    https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : python2.7
    CVE ID         : CVE-2018-1060 CVE-2018-1061 CVE-2018-14647
                     CVE-2018-1000802
    
    Multiple security issues were discovered in Python: ElementTree failed
    to initialise Expat's hash salt, two denial of service issues were found
    in difflib and poplib and the shutil module was affected by a command
    injection vulnerability.
    
    For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in
    version 2.7.13-2+deb9u3.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your python2.7 packages.
    
    For the detailed security status of python2.7 please refer to
    its security tracker page at:
    https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/python2.7
    
    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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