what you don't know can hurt you

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4428-1

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4428-1
Posted Jul 22, 2020
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 4428-1 - It was discovered that Python documentation had a misleading information. A security issue could be possibly caused by wrong assumptions of this information. This issue only affected Ubuntu 12.04 ESM, Ubuntu 14.04 ESM, Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. It was discovered that Python incorrectly handled certain TAR archives. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service. Various other issues were also addressed.

tags | advisory, denial of service, python
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2019-17514, CVE-2019-20907, CVE-2019-9674, CVE-2020-14422
MD5 | 4b05b5d396d8fc25741cb5a3bea9105f

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4428-1

Change Mirror Download
=========================================================================
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4428-1
July 22, 2020

python2.7, python3.4, python3.5, python3.6, python3.8 vulnerabilities
=========================================================================
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 14.04 ESM
- Ubuntu 12.04 ESM

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in Python.

Software Description:
- python3.8: Interactive high-level object-oriented language (version 3.8)
- python2.7: An interactive high-level object-oriented language
- python3.6: An interactive high-level object-oriented language
- python3.5: An interactive high-level object-oriented language
- python3.4: An interactive high-level object-oriented language

Details:

It was discovered that Python documentation had a misleading information.
A security issue could be possibly caused by wrong assumptions of this information.
This issue only affected Ubuntu 12.04 ESM, Ubuntu 14.04 ESM, Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. (CVE-2019-17514)

It was discovered that Python incorrectly handled certain TAR archives.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.
(CVE-2019-20907)

It was discovered that incorrectly handled certain ZIP files. An attacker
could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service. This issue only
affected Ubuntu 12.04 ESM, Ubuntu 14.04 ESM, Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.
(CVE-2019-9674)

It was discovered that Python incorrectly handled certain IP values.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.
This issue only affected Ubuntu 14.04 ESM, Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. (CVE-2020-14422)

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
python3.8 3.8.2-1ubuntu1.2
python3.8-minimal 3.8.2-1ubuntu1.2

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
python2.7 2.7.17-1~18.04ubuntu1.1
python2.7-minimal 2.7.17-1~18.04ubuntu1.1
python3.6 3.6.9-1~18.04ubuntu1.1
python3.6-minimal 3.6.9-1~18.04ubuntu1.1

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
python2.7 2.7.12-1ubuntu0~16.04.12
python2.7-minimal 2.7.12-1ubuntu0~16.04.12
python3.5 3.5.2-2ubuntu0~16.04.11
python3.5-minimal 3.5.2-2ubuntu0~16.04.11

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM:
python2.7 2.7.6-8ubuntu0.6+esm6
python2.7-minimal 2.7.6-8ubuntu0.6+esm6
python3.4 3.4.3-1ubuntu1~14.04.7+esm7
python3.4-minimal 3.4.3-1ubuntu1~14.04.7+esm7

Ubuntu 12.04 ESM:
python2.7 2.7.3-0ubuntu3.18
python2.7-minimal 2.7.3-0ubuntu3.18

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4428-1
CVE-2019-17514, CVE-2019-20907, CVE-2019-9674, CVE-2020-14422

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python3.8/3.8.2-1ubuntu1.2
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python2.7/2.7.17-1~18.04ubuntu1.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python3.6/3.6.9-1~18.04ubuntu1.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python2.7/2.7.12-1ubuntu0~16.04.12
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python3.5/3.5.2-2ubuntu0~16.04.11
Login or Register to add favorites

File Archive:

October 2020

  • Su
  • Mo
  • Tu
  • We
  • Th
  • Fr
  • Sa
  • 1
    Oct 1st
    25 Files
  • 2
    Oct 2nd
    13 Files
  • 3
    Oct 3rd
    1 Files
  • 4
    Oct 4th
    1 Files
  • 5
    Oct 5th
    15 Files
  • 6
    Oct 6th
    15 Files
  • 7
    Oct 7th
    15 Files
  • 8
    Oct 8th
    11 Files
  • 9
    Oct 9th
    3 Files
  • 10
    Oct 10th
    1 Files
  • 11
    Oct 11th
    1 Files
  • 12
    Oct 12th
    8 Files
  • 13
    Oct 13th
    12 Files
  • 14
    Oct 14th
    23 Files
  • 15
    Oct 15th
    4 Files
  • 16
    Oct 16th
    13 Files
  • 17
    Oct 17th
    1 Files
  • 18
    Oct 18th
    1 Files
  • 19
    Oct 19th
    27 Files
  • 20
    Oct 20th
    41 Files
  • 21
    Oct 21st
    0 Files
  • 22
    Oct 22nd
    0 Files
  • 23
    Oct 23rd
    0 Files
  • 24
    Oct 24th
    0 Files
  • 25
    Oct 25th
    0 Files
  • 26
    Oct 26th
    0 Files
  • 27
    Oct 27th
    0 Files
  • 28
    Oct 28th
    0 Files
  • 29
    Oct 29th
    0 Files
  • 30
    Oct 30th
    0 Files
  • 31
    Oct 31st
    0 Files

Top Authors In Last 30 Days

File Tags

Systems

packet storm

© 2020 Packet Storm. All rights reserved.

Services
Security Services
Hosting By
Rokasec
close