A buffer overflow in Python might allow remote attackers to cause a Denial of Service condition.
|Package||dev-lang/python on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 2.7.15|
|Unaffected versions||>= 2.7.15|
Python is an interpreted, interactive, object-oriented programming language.
A buffer overflow vulnerability have been discovered in Python. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker, in special situations such as function as a service, could violate a trust boundary and cause a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Python users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-lang/python-2.7.15:2.7"
November 09, 2018
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