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“python2.6” 2.6.5-1ubuntu6.1 source package in Ubuntu

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python2.6 (2.6.5-1ubuntu6.1) lucid-security; urgency=low

  * SECURITY UPDATE: fix hash randomization DoS
    - debian/patches/CVE-2012-1150.dpatch: add -R command-line option and
      PYTHONHASHSEED environment variable, to provide an opt-in way to protect
      against denial of service attacks due to hash collisions within the dict
      and set types.
    - CVE-2012-1150
  * SECURITY UPDATE: xmlrpc: Fix an endless loop in SimpleXMLRPCServer upon
    malformed POST request
    - debian/patches/CVE-2012-0845.dpatch: break if don't receive EOF in
      Lib/SimpleXMLRPCServer.py
    - CVE-2012-0845
  * SECURE UPDATE: http://bugs.python.org/issue13512
    - debian/patches/CVE-2011-4944.dpatch: create ~/.pypirc securely
    - CVE-2011-4944
  * SECURITY UPDATE: Fix CGIHTTPServer information disclosure.
    - debian/patches/CVE-2011-1015.dpatch: Relative paths are now collapsed
      within the url properly before looking in cgi_directories.
    - CVE-2011-1015
  * SECURITY UPDATE: fix XSS in SimpleHTTPServer
    - debian/patches/CVE-2011-4940.dpatch: add a charset parameter to the
      Content-type
    - CVE-2011-4940
  * SECURITY UPDATE: update urllib and urllib2 for invalid redirections
    - debian/patches/CVE-2011-1521.dpatch: only process Location headers for
      http, https, and ftp
    - http://bugs.python.org/issue11662
    - CVE-2011-1521
  * SECURITY UPDATE: fix DoS in smtpd.py
    - debian/patches/CVE-2010-3493.dpatch: adds proper error handling on
      accept() when smtpd accepts new incoming connections
    - http://bugs.python.org/issue9129
    - CVE-2010-3493
  * SECURITY UPDATE: fix DoS in audioop module
    - debian/patches/CVE-2010-2089.dpatch: ensure that the input string length
      is a multiple of the frame size
    - CVE-2010-2089
  * SECURITY UPDATE: fix integer overflows in audioop module
    - debian/patches/CVE-2010-1634.dpatch: Fix incorrect and UB-inducing
      overflow checks
    - CVE-2010-1634
  * SECURITY UPDATE: optionally disallow setting sys.path when setting
    sys.argv
    - debian/patches/CVE-2008-5983.dpatch: add new C API function,
      PySys_SetArgvEx
    - CVE-2008-5983
 -- Jamie Strandboge <email address hidden>   Fri, 28 Sep 2012 07:32:40 -0500

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Uploaded by:
Jamie Strandboge on 2012-10-01
Uploaded to:
Lucid
Original maintainer:
Ubuntu Developers
Component:
main
Architectures:
any
Section:
python
Urgency:
Low Urgency

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Binary packages built by this source

idle-python2.6: An IDE for Python (v2.6) using Tkinter

 IDLE is an Integrated Development Environment for Python (v2.6).
 IDLE is written using Tkinter and therefore quite platform-independent.

libpython2.6: Shared Python runtime library (version 2.6)

 Version 2.6 of the high-level, interactive object oriented language,
 includes an extensive class library with lots of goodies for
 network programming, system administration, sounds and graphics.
 .
 This package contains the shared runtime library, normally not needed
 for programs using the statically linked interpreter.

python2.6: An interactive high-level object-oriented language (version 2.6)

 Version 2.6 of the high-level, interactive object oriented language,
 includes an extensive class library with lots of goodies for
 network programming, system administration, sounds and graphics.

python2.6-dbg: Debug Build of the Python Interpreter (version 2.6)

 Python interpreter configured with --pydebug. Dynamically loaded modules are
 searched in /usr/lib/python2.6/lib-dynload/debug first.

python2.6-dev: Header files and a static library for Python (v2.6)

 Header files, a static library and development tools for building
 Python (v2.6) modules, extending the Python interpreter or embedding
 Python (v2.6) in applications.
 .
 Maintainers of Python packages should read README.maintainers.

python2.6-doc: Documentation for the high-level object-oriented language Python (v2.6)

 These is the official set of documentation for the interactive high-level
 object-oriented language Python (v2.6). All documents are provided
 in HTML format. The package consists of ten documents:
 .
   * What's New in Python2.6
   * Tutorial
   * Python Library Reference
   * Macintosh Module Reference
   * Python Language Reference
   * Extending and Embedding Python
   * Python/C API Reference
   * Installing Python Modules
   * Documenting Python
   * Distributing Python Modules

python2.6-examples: Examples for the Python language (v2.6)

 Examples, Demos and Tools for Python (v2.6). These are files included in
 the upstream Python distribution (v2.6).

python2.6-minimal: A minimal subset of the Python language (version 2.6)

 This package contains the interpreter and some essential modules. It can
 be used in the boot process for some basic tasks.
 See /usr/share/doc/python2.6-minimal/README.Debian for a list of the modules
 contained in this package.