Bug 1664517 - CVE-2018-20406 python36: python: Integer overflow in Modules/_pickle.c allows for memory exhaustion if serializing gigabytes of data [epel-7]
Summary: CVE-2018-20406 python36: python: Integer overflow in Modules/_pickle.c allows...
Alias: None
Product: Fedora EPEL
Classification: Fedora
Component: python36
Version: epel7
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Carl George
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On: 1696472
Blocks: CVE-2018-20406
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2019-01-09 03:46 UTC by Sam Fowler
Modified: 2019-05-14 00:56 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

Fixed In Version: python36-3.6.8-1.el7
Doc Type: Release Note
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Last Closed: 2019-05-14 00:56:30 UTC

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Description Sam Fowler 2019-01-09 03:46:47 UTC
This is an automatically created tracking bug!  It was created to ensure
that one or more security vulnerabilities are fixed in affected versions
of epel-7.

For comments that are specific to the vulnerability please use bugs filed
against the "Security Response" product referenced in the "Blocks" field.

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When submitting as an update, use the fedpkg template provided in the next
comment(s).  This will include the bug IDs of this tracking bug as well as
the relevant top-level CVE bugs.

Please also mention the CVE IDs being fixed in the RPM changelog and the
fedpkg commit message.

Comment 1 Sam Fowler 2019-01-09 03:46:49 UTC
Use the following template to for the 'fedpkg update' request to submit an
update for this issue as it contains the top-level parent bug(s) as well as
this tracking bug.  This will ensure that all associated bugs get updated
when new packages are pushed to stable.


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Comment 2 Miro Hrončok 2019-01-09 08:12:13 UTC
Carl, would you please update the EPEL package to 3.6.7 or 3.6.8?

Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2019-04-25 23:09:31 UTC
python36-3.6.8-1.el7 has been submitted as an update to Fedora EPEL 7. https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-EPEL-2019-d28d3135da

Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2019-04-27 23:36:22 UTC
python36-3.6.8-1.el7 has been pushed to the Fedora EPEL 7 testing repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
See https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/QA:Updates_Testing for
instructions on how to install test updates.
You can provide feedback for this update here: https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-EPEL-2019-d28d3135da

Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2019-05-14 00:56:30 UTC
python36-3.6.8-1.el7 has been pushed to the Fedora EPEL 7 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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