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.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS