Debian Security Advisory
DLA-3175-1 python3.7 -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 01 Nov 2022
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2022-37454.
- More information:
Nicky Mouha discovered a buffer overflow in
_sha3, the SHA-3 hashing function module used by
hashlibin Python 3.7.
While the attacks require a large volume of data, they could potentially result in remote code execution.
For Debian 10 buster, this problem has been fixed in version 3.7.3-2+deb10u4.
We recommend that you upgrade your python3.7 packages.
For the detailed security status of python3.7 please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/python3.7
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