Ubuntu 5519-1: Python vulnerability

Advisories

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5519-1
July 14, 2022

python2.7, python3.10, python3.4, python3.5, python3.6, python3.8,
python3.9 vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 22.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 21.10
- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 16.04 ESM
- Ubuntu 14.04 ESM

Summary:

Python could be made to run arbitrary code if it received a specially
crafted input.

Software Description:
- python2.7: An interactive high-level object-oriented language
- python3.10: Interactive high-level object-oriented language (version 3.10)
- python3.9: Interactive high-level object-oriented language (version 3.9)
- python3.8: An interactive high-level object-oriented language
- python3.6: An interactive high-level object-oriented language
- python3.5: An interactive high-level object-oriented language
- python3.4: An interactive high-level object-oriented language

Details:

It was discovered that Python incorrectly handled certain inputs.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 22.04 LTS:
  python2.7                       2.7.18-13ubuntu1.1
  python2.7-minimal               2.7.18-13ubuntu1.1
  python3.10                      3.10.4-3ubuntu0.1
  python3.10-minimal              3.10.4-3ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 21.10:
  python2.7                       2.7.18-8ubuntu0.2
  python2.7-minimal               2.7.18-8ubuntu0.2
  python3.9                       3.9.7-2ubuntu0.1
  python3.9-minimal               3.9.7-2ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
  python2.7                       2.7.18-1~20.04.3
  python2.7-minimal               2.7.18-1~20.04.3
  python3.8                       3.8.10-0ubuntu1~20.04.5
  python3.8-minimal               3.8.10-0ubuntu1~20.04.5

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
  python2.7                       2.7.17-1~18.04ubuntu1.8
  python2.7-minimal               2.7.17-1~18.04ubuntu1.8
  python3.6                       3.6.9-1~18.04ubuntu1.8
  python3.6-minimal               3.6.9-1~18.04ubuntu1.8

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM:
  python2.7                       2.7.12-1ubuntu0~16.04.18+esm2
  python2.7-minimal               2.7.12-1ubuntu0~16.04.18+esm2
  python3.5                       3.5.2-2ubuntu0~16.04.13+esm3
  python3.5-minimal               3.5.2-2ubuntu0~16.04.13+esm3

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM:
  python2.7                       2.7.6-8ubuntu0.6+esm11
  python2.7-minimal               2.7.6-8ubuntu0.6+esm11
  python3.4                       3.4.3-1ubuntu1~14.04.7+esm13
  python3.4-minimal               3.4.3-1ubuntu1~14.04.7+esm13

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
  https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5519-1
  CVE-2015-20107

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python2.7/2.7.18-13ubuntu1.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python3.10/3.10.4-3ubuntu0.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python2.7/2.7.18-8ubuntu0.2
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python3.9/3.9.7-2ubuntu0.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python2.7/2.7.18-1~20.04.3
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python3.8/3.8.10-0ubuntu1~20.04.5
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python2.7/2.7.17-1~18.04ubuntu1.8
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python3.6/3.6.9-1~18.04ubuntu1.8

Ubuntu 5519-1: Python vulnerability

July 14, 2022

Summary

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 22.04 LTS - Ubuntu 21.10 - Ubuntu 20.04 LTS - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS - Ubuntu 16.04 ESM - Ubuntu 14.04 ESM Summary: Python could be made to run arbitrary code if it received a specially crafted input. Software Description: - python2.7: An interactive high-level object-oriented language - python3.10: Interactive high-level object-oriented language (version 3.10) - python3.9: Interactive high-level object-oriented language (version 3.9) - python3.8: An interactive high-level object-oriented language - python3.6: An interactive high-level object-oriented language - python3.5: An interactive high-level object-oriented language - python3.4: An interactive high-level object-oriented language Details: It was discovered that Python incorrectly handled certain inputs. An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code.

Update Instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 22.04 LTS: python2.7 2.7.18-13ubuntu1.1 python2.7-minimal 2.7.18-13ubuntu1.1 python3.10 3.10.4-3ubuntu0.1 python3.10-minimal 3.10.4-3ubuntu0.1 Ubuntu 21.10: python2.7 2.7.18-8ubuntu0.2 python2.7-minimal 2.7.18-8ubuntu0.2 python3.9 3.9.7-2ubuntu0.1 python3.9-minimal 3.9.7-2ubuntu0.1 Ubuntu 20.04 LTS: python2.7 2.7.18-1~20.04.3 python2.7-minimal 2.7.18-1~20.04.3 python3.8 3.8.10-0ubuntu1~20.04.5 python3.8-minimal 3.8.10-0ubuntu1~20.04.5 Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: python2.7 2.7.17-1~18.04ubuntu1.8 python2.7-minimal 2.7.17-1~18.04ubuntu1.8 python3.6 3.6.9-1~18.04ubuntu1.8 python3.6-minimal 3.6.9-1~18.04ubuntu1.8 Ubuntu 16.04 ESM: python2.7 2.7.12-1ubuntu0~16.04.18+esm2 python2.7-minimal 2.7.12-1ubuntu0~16.04.18+esm2 python3.5 3.5.2-2ubuntu0~16.04.13+esm3 python3.5-minimal 3.5.2-2ubuntu0~16.04.13+esm3 Ubuntu 14.04 ESM: python2.7 2.7.6-8ubuntu0.6+esm11 python2.7-minimal 2.7.6-8ubuntu0.6+esm11 python3.4 3.4.3-1ubuntu1~14.04.7+esm13 python3.4-minimal 3.4.3-1ubuntu1~14.04.7+esm13 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5519-1

CVE-2015-20107

Severity
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5519-1

Package Information

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python2.7/2.7.18-13ubuntu1.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python3.10/3.10.4-3ubuntu0.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python2.7/2.7.18-8ubuntu0.2 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python3.9/3.9.7-2ubuntu0.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python2.7/2.7.18-1~20.04.3 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python3.8/3.8.10-0ubuntu1~20.04.5 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python2.7/2.7.17-1~18.04ubuntu1.8 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python3.6/3.6.9-1~18.04ubuntu1.8

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