Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2456-1 python3.5 -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 18 Nov 2020
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-20907, CVE-2020-26116.
- More information:
Multiple security issues were discovered in Python.
In Lib/tarfile.py, an attacker is able to craft a TAR archive leading to an infinite loop when opened by tarfile.open, because _proc_pax lacks header validation
http.client allows CRLF injection if the attacker controls the HTTP request method
For Debian 9 stretch, these problems have been fixed in version 3.5.3-1+deb9u3.
We recommend that you upgrade your python3.5 packages.
For the detailed security status of python3.5 please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/python3.5
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