Debian Security Advisory

DSA-4307-1 python3.5 -- security update

Date Reported:
28 Sep 2018
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-1000158, CVE-2018-1060, CVE-2018-1061, CVE-2018-14647.
More information:

Multiple security issues were discovered in Python: ElementTree failed to initialise Expat's hash salt, two denial of service issues were found in difflib and poplib and a buffer overflow in PyString_DecodeEscape.

For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 3.5.3-1+deb9u1.

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: