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    Fedora 33: python2.7 2020-221823ebdd

    Date 05 Oct 2020
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    CVE-2020-26116: prevent HTTP request method CRLF injection in httplib
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    Fedora Update Notification
    FEDORA-2020-221823ebdd
    2020-10-05 16:33:43.136921
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    Name        : python2.7
    Product     : Fedora 33
    Version     : 2.7.18
    Release     : 6.fc33
    URL         : https://www.python.org/
    Summary     : Version 2.7 of the Python interpreter
    Description :
    Python 2 is an old version of the language that is incompatible with the 3.x
    line of releases. The language is mostly the same, but many details, especially
    how built-in objects like dictionaries and strings work, have changed
    considerably, and a lot of deprecated features have finally been removed in the
    3.x line.
    
    Note that Python 2 is not supported upstream after 2020-01-01, please use the
    python3 package instead if you can.
    
    This package also provides the "python2" executable.
    
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    Update Information:
    
    CVE-2020-26116: prevent HTTP request method CRLF injection in httplib
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    ChangeLog:
    
    * Wed Sep 30 2020 Petr Viktorin  - 2.7.18-6
    - CVE-2020-26116: Reject control chars in HTTP method in httplib.putrequest
    * Tue Sep 29 2020 Petr Viktorin  - 2.7.18-5
    - Import patches from GitHub tree
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    References:
    
      [ 1 ] Bug #1883014 - CVE-2020-26116 python: CRLF injection via HTTP request method in httplib/http.client
            https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1883014
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