[USN-4333-2] Python vulnerabilities
Leonidas S. Barbosa
leo.barbosa at canonical.com
Thu Apr 30 12:47:19 UTC 2020
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4333-2
April 30, 2020
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
Several security issues were fixed in Python.
- python3.8: Interactive high-level object-oriented language (version 3.8)
USN-4333-1 fixed vulnerabilities in Python. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 20.04 LTS.
Original advisory details:
It was discovered that Python incorrectly stripped certain characters from
requests. A remote attacker could use this issue to perform CRLF injection.
It was discovered that Python incorrectly handled certain HTTP requests.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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