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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-1000158: Security patch for python27 ((Multiple Advisories))

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-1000158: Security patch for python27 ((Multiple Advisories))

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
11/17/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/01/2018
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

CPython (aka Python) up to 2.7.13 is vulnerable to an integer overflow in the PyString_DecodeEscape function in stringobject.c, resulting in heap-based buffer overflow (and possible arbitrary code execution)

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-python27
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-python34
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-python35

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-python27
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-python34
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-python35

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