Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1906-1 python2.7 -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
31 Aug 2019
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-20852.
More information:

A vulnerability has been discovered in Python, an interactive high-level object-oriented language, that is relevant for cookie handling. By using a malicious server an attacker might steal cookies that are meant for other domains

For Debian 8 Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 2.7.9-2+deb8u4.

We recommend that you upgrade your python2.7 packages.

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