[ALSA-2020:4433] Moderate: python3 security and bug fix update
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Python is an interpreted, interactive, object-oriented programming language, which includes modules, classes, exceptions, very high level dynamic data types and dynamic typing. Python supports interfaces to many system calls and libraries, as well as to various windowing systems. Security Fix(es): * python: XSS vulnerability in the documentation XML-RPC server in server_title field (CVE-2019-16935) * python: infinite loop in the tarfile module via crafted TAR archive (CVE-2019-20907) * python: wrong backtracking in urllib.request.AbstractBasicAuthHandler allows for a ReDoS (CVE-2020-8492) * python: DoS via inefficiency in IPv{4,6}Interface classes (CVE-2020-14422) For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section. Additional Changes: For detailed information on changes in this release, see the AlmaLinux Release Notes linked from the References section.
Updated packages:
  • platform-python-3.6.8-31.el8.alma.x86_64.rpm
  • platform-python-debug-3.6.8-31.el8.alma.i686.rpm
  • platform-python-debug-3.6.8-31.el8.alma.x86_64.rpm
  • platform-python-devel-3.6.8-31.el8.alma.i686.rpm
  • platform-python-devel-3.6.8-31.el8.alma.x86_64.rpm
  • python3-idle-3.6.8-31.el8.alma.i686.rpm
  • python3-idle-3.6.8-31.el8.alma.x86_64.rpm
  • python3-libs-3.6.8-31.el8.alma.i686.rpm
  • python3-libs-3.6.8-31.el8.alma.x86_64.rpm
  • python3-test-3.6.8-31.el8.alma.i686.rpm
  • python3-test-3.6.8-31.el8.alma.x86_64.rpm
  • python3-tkinter-3.6.8-31.el8.alma.i686.rpm
  • python3-tkinter-3.6.8-31.el8.alma.x86_64.rpm
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