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[USN-3496-2] Python vulnerability



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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3496-2
November 28, 2017

python2.7 vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 12.04 ESM

Summary:

Python could be made to run arbitrary code.

Software Description:
- python2.7: An interactive high-level object-oriented language

Details:

USN-3496-1 fixed a vulnerability in Python. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

 It was discovered that Python incorrectly handled decoding certain
 strings. 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 12.04 ESM:
  python2.7                       2.7.3-0ubuntu3.10
  python2.7-minimal               2.7.3-0ubuntu3.10

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

References:
  https://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3496-2
  https://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3496-1
  CVE-2017-1000158

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