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Debian: DSA-4307-1: python3.5 security update

Date 28 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 a buffer overflow in PyString_DecodeEscape.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-4307-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
September 28, 2018                    https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : python3.5
CVE ID         : CVE-2017-1000158 CVE-2018-1060 CVE-2018-1061
                 CVE-2018-14647

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 a buffer overflow in PyString_DecodeEscape.

For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in
version 3.5.3-1+deb9u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your python3.5 packages.

For the detailed security status of python3.5 please refer to
its security tracker page at:
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/python3.5

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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