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Mageia 2021-0193: python3 security update

Date 18 Apr 2021
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
There's a flaw in Python 3's pydoc. A local or adjacent attacker who discovers or is able to convince another local or adjacent user to start a pydoc server could access the server and use it to disclose sensitive information belonging to the other user that they would not normally be able to access. The highest risk of this flaw is to data confidentiality (CVE-2021-3426).
MGASA-2021-0193 - Updated python3 packages fix security vulnerability

Publication date: 18 Apr 2021
URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2021-0193.html
Type: security
Affected Mageia releases: 7, 8
CVE: CVE-2021-3426

There's a flaw in Python 3's pydoc. A local or adjacent attacker who discovers
or is able to convince another local or adjacent user to start a pydoc server
could access the server and use it to disclose sensitive information belonging
to the other user that they would not normally be able to access. The highest
risk of this flaw is to data confidentiality (CVE-2021-3426).

References:
- https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=28729
- https://bugs.python.org/issue42988
- https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1935913
- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2021-3426

SRPMS:
- 8/core/python3-3.8.9-1.mga8
- 7/core/python3-3.7.10-1.1.mga7

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