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Huawei EulerOS: CVE-2019-17514: python security update

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Huawei EulerOS: CVE-2019-17514: python security update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
10/12/2019
Created
11/20/2019
Added
11/19/2019
Modified
11/19/2019

Description

library/glob.html in the Python 2 and 3 documentation before 2016 has potentially misleading information about whether sorting occurs, as demonstrated by irreproducible cancer-research results. NOTE: the effects of this documentation cross application domains, and thus it is likely that security-relevant code elsewhere is affected. This issue is not a Python implementation bug, and there are no reports that NMR researchers were specifically relying on library/glob.html. In other words, because the older documentation stated "finds all the pathnames matching a specified pattern according to the rules used by the Unix shell," one might have incorrectly inferred that the sorting that occurs in a Unix shell also occurred for glob.glob. There is a workaround in newer versions of Willoughby nmr-data_compilation-p2.py and nmr-data_compilation-p3.py, which call sort() directly.

Solution(s)

  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp5-upgrade-python
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp5-upgrade-python-devel
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp5-upgrade-python-libs
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp5-upgrade-tkinter

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