Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1925-1 python2.7 -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 16 Sep 2019
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-16056.
- More information:
A vulnerability was discovered in Python, an interactive high-level object-oriented language.
The email module wrongly parses email addresses that contain multiple @ characters. An application that uses the email module and implements some kind of checks on the From/To headers of a message could be tricked into accepting an email address that should be denied.
For Debian 8
Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 2.7.9-2+deb8u5.
We recommend that you upgrade your python2.7 packages.
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