Thursday, October 31, 2013

News Python 2.6.9 final was released on October 29 2013.

News about python from www.python.org.
Python 2.6.9 is a security-fix source-only release for Python 2.6.8, fixing several reported security issues: issue 16037, issue 16038, issue 16039, issue 16040, issue 16041, and issue 16042 (CVE-2013-1752, long lines consuming too much memory), as well as issue 14984 (security enforcement on $HOME/.netrc files), issue 16248 (code execution vulnerability in tkinter), and issue 18709 (CVE-2013-4238, SSL module handling of NULL bytes inside subjectAltName).