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HistoryMay 28, 2011 - 12:00 a.m.

python security, bug fix, and enhancement update

2011-05-2800:00:00
Oracle
linux.oracle.com
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0.136 Low

EPSS

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95.7%

python:
[2.6.6-20]
Resolves: CVE-2010-3493
[2.6.6-19]
Resolves: CVE-2011-1015
[2.6.6-18]
Resolves: CVE-2011-1521
[2.6.6-17]

  • recompile against systemtap 1.4
    Related: rhbz#569695
    [2.6.6-16]
  • recompile against systemtap 1.4
    Related: rhbz#569695
    [2.6.6-15]
  • fix race condition that sometimes breaks the build with parallel make
    Resolves: rhbz#690315
    [2.6.6-14]
  • backport pre-canned ways of salting a password to the ‘crypt’ module
    Resolves: rhbz#681878
    [2.6.6-13]
  • move lib2to3/tests to the python-test subpackage
    Related: rhbz#625395
    [2.6.6-12]
  • fix a new test in 2.6.6 that was failing on 64-bit big-endian architectures
    Resolves: rhbz#677392
    [2.6.6-11]
  • fix incompatibility between 2.6.6 and our non-standard M2Crypto.SSL.SSLTimeoutError
    Resolves: rhbz#681811
    [2.6.6-10]
  • add workaround for bug in rhythmbox-0.12 exposed by python 2.6.6
    Resolves: rhbz#684991
    [2.6.6-9]
  • prevent tracebacks for the ‘py-bt’ gdb command on x86_64
    Resolves: rhbz#639392
    [2.6.6-8]
  • fix a regression in 2.6.6 relative to 2.6.5 in urllib2
    Resolves: rhbz#669847
    [2.6.6-7]
  • add an optional ‘timeout’ argument to the subprocess module (patch 131)
    Resolves: rhbz#567229
    [2.6.6-6]
  • prevent _sqlite3.so being built with a redundant RPATH of _libdir (patch 130)
  • remove DOS batch file ‘idle.bat’
  • remove shebang lines from .py files that aren’t executable, and remove
    executability from .py files that don’t have a shebang line
    Related: rhbz#634944
  • add ‘Obsoletes: python-ssl’ to core package, as 2.6 contains the ssl module
    Resolves: rhbz#529274
    [2.6.6-5]
  • allow the ‘no_proxy’ environment variable to override ‘ftp_proxy’ in
    urllib2 (patch 128)
    Resolves: rhbz#637895
  • make garbage-collection assertion failures more informative (patch 129)
    Resolves: rhbz#614680
    [2.6.6-4]
  • backport subprocess fixes to use the ‘poll’ system call, rather than ‘select’
    Resolves: rhbz#650588
    [2.6.6-3]
  • use an ephemeral port for IDLE, enabling multiple instances to be run
    Resolves: rhbz#639222
  • add systemtap static markers, tapsets, and example scripts
    Resolves: rhbz#569695
    [2.6.6-2]
  • fix dbm.release on ppc64/s390x
    Resolves: rhbz#626756
  • fix missing lib2to3 test files
    Resolves: rhbz#625395
  • fix test.test_commands SELinux incompatibility
    Resolves: rhbz#625393
  • make ‘pydoc -k’ more robust in the face of broken modules
    Resolves: rhbz#603073
    [2.6.6-1]
  • rebase to 2.6.6: (which contains the big whitespace cleanup of r81031)
    http://www.python.org/download/releases/2.6.6/
    • fixup patch 102, patch 11, patch 52, patch 110
    • drop upstreamed patches: patch 113 (CVE-2010-1634), patch 114
      (CVE-2010-2089), patch 115 (CVE-2008-5983), patch 116 (rhbz598564),
      patch 118 (rhbz540518)
    • add fix for upstream bug in test_posix.py introduced in 2.6.6 (patch 120)
      Resolves: rhbz#627301
      python-docs:
      [2.6.6-2]
  • rebuild
    [2.6.6-1]
  • rebase to 2.6.6 to track the main python package
    Related: rhbz#627301