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From: <updates <at> fedoraproject.org>
Subject: [SECURITY] Fedora 16 Update: python3-3.2.3-2.fc16
Newsgroups: gmane.linux.redhat.fedora.package.announce
Date: Tuesday 19th June 2012 14:53:34 UTC (over 4 years ago)
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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2012-9135
2012-06-08 23:26:55
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Name        : python3
Product     : Fedora 16
Version     : 3.2.3
Release     : 2.fc16
URL         : http://www.python.org/
Summary     : Version 3 of the Python programming language aka Python 3000
Description :
Python 3 is a new version of the language that is incompatible with the 2.x
line of releases. The language is mostly the same, but many details,
especially
how built-in objects like dictionaries and strings work, have changed
considerably, and a lot of deprecated features have finally been removed.

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Update Information:

Fixes debug build systemtap support.
Rebase of python3 from 3.2.1 to 3.2.3 bringing in security fixes, along
with many other bug fixes.
The compiled *.pyc and *.pyo files are now properly compiled so python3
doesn't try to recompile them over and over on runtime anymore.
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ChangeLog:

* Wed May 30 2012 Bohuslav Kabrda  - 3.2.3-2
- fix tapset for debug build
* Thu Apr 12 2012 David Malcolm  - 3.2.3-1
- 3.2.3; refresh patch 102 (lib64); fix test_gdb (patches 152 and 153)
* Thu Feb  9 2012 Thomas Spura  - 3.2.1-4
- use newly installed python for byte compiling (now for real)
* Sun Feb  5 2012 Thomas Spura  - 3.2.1-3
- use newly installed python for byte compiling (#787498)
* Thu Sep  1 2011 David Malcolm  - 3.2.1-2.2
- disable parts of test_io on ppc (rhbz#732998)
- use "--findleaks --verbose" when running test suite
- re-enable and fix the --with-tsc option on ppc64, and rework it on 32-bit
ppc to avoid aliasing violations (patch 130; rhbz#698726)
- add %python3_version to the rpm macros (rhbz#719082)
* Tue Aug 23 2011 David Malcolm  - 3.2.1-2.1
- don't use --with-tsc on ppc64 debug builds (rhbz#698726)
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #750555 - CVE-2012-1150 python: hash table collisions CPU usage
DoS (oCERT-2011-003)
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=750555
  [ 2 ] Bug #789790 - CVE-2012-0845 python: SimpleXMLRPCServer CPU usage
DoS via malformed XML-RPC request
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=789790
  [ 3 ] Bug #812068 - python: SSL CBC IV vulnerability (CVE-2011-3389,
BEAST)
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=812068
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update python3' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://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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