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python 2.7.11 updates

Security fix for CVE-2016-0772

  • Vendor: Fedora
  • Vendor ID: FEDORA-2016-a0853405eb
  • Date: June 25, 2016


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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2016-a0853405eb
2016-06-24 17:49:58.634708
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Name : python
Product : Fedora 23
Version : 2.7.11
Release : 5.fc23
URL : http://www.python.org/
Summary : An interpreted, interactive, object-oriented programming language
Description :
Python is an interpreted, interactive, object-oriented programming
language often compared to Tcl, Perl, Scheme or Java. Python 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 (X11, Motif, Tk,
Mac and MFC).

Programmers can write new built-in modules for Python in C or C++.
Python can be used as an extension language for applications that need
a programmable interface.

Note that documentation for Python is provided in the python-docs
package.

This package provides the "python" executable; most of the actual
implementation is within the "python-libs" package.

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Update Information:

Security fix for CVE-2016-0772
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References:

[ 1 ] Bug #1303647 - CVE-2016-0772 python: smtplib StartTLS stripping attack
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1303647
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program. Use
su -c 'yum update python' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at https://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key. More details on the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
https://fedoraproject.org/keys
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