ESB-2017.3025 - [Win][UNIX/Linux][Ubuntu] python: Multiple vulnerabilities 2017-11-29

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                               ESB-2017.3025
                           Python vulnerability
                             29 November 2017

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           python
Publisher:         Ubuntu
Operating System:  Ubuntu
                   UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
                   Windows
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                   Denial of Service               -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-1000158  

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3496-1
   http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3496-2
   http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3496-3

Comment: This advisory references vulnerabilities in products which run on 
         platforms other than Ubuntu. It is recommended that administrators 
         running python check for an updated version of the software for 
         their operating system.
         
         This bulletin contains three (3) Ubuntu security advisories.

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3496-1
November 28, 2017

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

- - Ubuntu 17.04
- - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary:

Python could be made to run arbitrary code.

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

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 17.04:
  python2.7                       2.7.13-2ubuntu0.1
  python2.7-minimal               2.7.13-2ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
  python2.7                       2.7.12-1ubuntu0~16.04.2
  python2.7-minimal               2.7.12-1ubuntu0~16.04.2

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
  python2.7                       2.7.6-8ubuntu0.4
  python2.7-minimal               2.7.6-8ubuntu0.4

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

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

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python2.7/2.7.13-2ubuntu0.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python2.7/2.7.12-1ubuntu0~16.04.2
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python2.7/2.7.6-8ubuntu0.4

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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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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3496-3
November 28, 2017

python3.4, python3.5 vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- - Ubuntu 17.04
- - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary:

Python could be made to run arbitrary code.

Software Description:
- - python3.5: An interactive high-level object-oriented language
- - python3.4: An interactive high-level object-oriented language

Details:

USN-3496-1 fixed a vulnerability in Python2.7. This update provides
the corresponding update for versions 3.4 and 3.5.

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 17.04:
  python3.5                       3.5.3-1ubuntu0~17.04.2
  python3.5-minimal               3.5.3-1ubuntu0~17.04.2

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
  python3.5                       3.5.2-2ubuntu0~16.04.4
  python3.5-minimal               3.5.2-2ubuntu0~16.04.4

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
  python3.4                       3.4.3-1ubuntu1~14.04.6
  python3.4-minimal               3.4.3-1ubuntu1~14.04.6

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

References:
  https://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3496-3
  https://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3496-1
  CVE-2017-1000158

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python3.5/3.5.3-1ubuntu0~17.04.2
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python3.5/3.5.2-2ubuntu0~16.04.4
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python3.4/3.4.3-1ubuntu1~14.04.6

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