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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2022-4a69d20cf4
2022-06-20 00:39:01.624519
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Name        : python2.7
Product     : Fedora 36
Version     : 2.7.18
Release     : 22.fc36
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:

Security fix for CVE-2015-20107
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ChangeLog:

* Thu Jun  9 2022 Charalampos Stratakis  - 2.7.18-22
- Security fix for CVE-2015-20107
Resolves: rhbz#2075390
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #2076509 - CVE-2015-20107 python2.7: python(mailcap): findmatch() function does not sanitise the second argument [fedora-all]
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2076509
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This update can be installed with the "dnf" update program. Use
su -c 'dnf upgrade --advisory FEDORA-2022-4a69d20cf4' at the command
line. For more information, refer to the dnf documentation available at
https://dnf.readthedocs.io/en/latest/command_ref.html#upgrade-command-label

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Fedora 36: python2.7 2022-4a69d20cf4

June 19, 2022

Summary

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.

Update Information:

Security fix for CVE-2015-20107

Change Log

* Thu Jun 9 2022 Charalampos Stratakis - 2.7.18-22 - Security fix for CVE-2015-20107 Resolves: rhbz#2075390

References

[ 1 ] Bug #2076509 - CVE-2015-20107 python2.7: python(mailcap): findmatch() function does not sanitise the second argument [fedora-all] https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2076509

Update Instructions

This update can be installed with the "dnf" update program. Use su -c 'dnf upgrade --advisory FEDORA-2022-4a69d20cf4' at the command line. For more information, refer to the dnf documentation available at https://dnf.readthedocs.io/en/latest/command_ref.html#upgrade-command-label

Severity
Name : python2.7
Product : Fedora 36
Version : 2.7.18
Release : 22.fc36
URL : https://www.python.org/
Summary : Version 2.7 of the Python interpreter

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