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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2018-20406: Security patch for python34 (ALAS-2019-1202)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2018-20406: Security patch for python34 (ALAS-2019-1202)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
12/23/2018
Created
05/08/2019
Added
05/07/2019
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

Modules/_pickle.c in Python before 3.7.1 has an integer overflow via a large LONG_BINPUT value that is mishandled during a "resize to twice the size" attempt. This issue might cause memory exhaustion, but is only relevant if the pickle format is used for serializing tens or hundreds of gigabytes of data.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-python34

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-python34

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