[SECURITY] [DSA 2880-1] python2.7 security update

ID DEBIAN:DSA-2880-1:28B7E
Type debian
Reporter Debian
Modified 2014-03-17T18:08:04


Debian Security Advisory DSA-2880-1 security@debian.org http://www.debian.org/security/ Moritz Muehlenhoff March 17, 2014 http://www.debian.org/security/faq

Package : python2.7 CVE ID : CVE-2013-4238 CVE-2014-1912

Multiple security issues were discovered in Python:


Ryan Sleevi that NULL charactors in the subject alternate names of
SSL cerficates were parsed incorrectly.


Ryan Smith-Roberts discovered a buffer overflow in the 
socket.recvfrom_into() function.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 2.7.3-6+deb7u2.

For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 2.7.6-7.

We recommend that you upgrade your python2.7 packages.

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