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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2017-1000158): Python vulnerability

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
8 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) November 16, 2017 November 27, 2017 December 03, 2017

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)

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References

Solution

ubuntu-upgrade-python2-7