Mageia 2019-0318: python security update

    Date07 Nov 2019
    CategoryMageia
    111
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Mageia Large
    Updated python and python3 packages fix security vulnerabilities: It was discovered that Python incorrectly parsed certain email addresses. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to trick Python applications into accepting email addresses that should be denied (CVE-2019-16056).
    MGASA-2019-0318 - Updated python packages fix security vulnerabilities
    
    Publication date: 07 Nov 2019
    URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2019-0318.html
    Type: security
    Affected Mageia releases: 7
    CVE: CVE-2019-16056,
         CVE-2019-16935
    
    Updated python and python3 packages fix security vulnerabilities:
    It was discovered that Python incorrectly parsed certain email addresses.
    A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to trick Python
    applications into accepting email addresses that should be denied
    (CVE-2019-16056).
    
    It was discovered that the Python documentation XML-RPC server incorrectly
    handled certain fields. A remote attacker could use this issue to execute
    a cross-site scripting (XSS) attack (CVE-2019-16935).
    
    References:
    - https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=25641
    - https://usn.ubuntu.com/4151-1/
    - https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2019-16056
    - https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2019-16935
    
    SRPMS:
    - 7/core/python-2.7.17-1.1.mga7
    - 7/core/python3-3.7.5-1.mga7
    

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