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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2023-a990c93ed0
2023-01-07 01:20:48.821709
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Name        : python2.7
Product     : Fedora 37
Version     : 2.7.18
Release     : 26.fc37
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-2022-45061: CPU denial of service via inefficient IDNA
decoder
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ChangeLog:

* Mon Dec 19 2022 Charalampos Stratakis  - 2.7.18-26
- Security fix for CVE-2022-45061: CPU denial of service via inefficient IDNA decoder
  Related: rhbz#2144072
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #2144418 - CVE-2022-45061 python2.7: Python: CPU denial of service via inefficient IDNA decoder [fedora-all]
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2144418
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https://dnf.readthedocs.io/en/latest/command_ref.html#upgrade-command-label

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Fedora 37: python2.7 2023-a990c93ed0

January 7, 2023
Security fix for CVE-2022-45061: CPU denial of service via inefficient IDNA decoder

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-2022-45061: CPU denial of service via inefficient IDNA decoder

Change Log

* Mon Dec 19 2022 Charalampos Stratakis - 2.7.18-26 - Security fix for CVE-2022-45061: CPU denial of service via inefficient IDNA decoder Related: rhbz#2144072

References

[ 1 ] Bug #2144418 - CVE-2022-45061 python2.7: Python: CPU denial of service via inefficient IDNA decoder [fedora-all] https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2144418

Update Instructions

This update can be installed with the "dnf" update program. Use su -c 'dnf upgrade --advisory FEDORA-2023-a990c93ed0' 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 37
Version : 2.7.18
Release : 26.fc37
URL : https://www.python.org/
Summary : Version 2.7 of the Python interpreter

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