Bug report #5918

Included Python has security vulnerabilities

Added by Kevin Gagel about 8 years ago. Updated about 8 years ago.

Status:Closed
Priority:Normal
Assignee:-
Category:Build/Install
Affected QGIS version:1.8.0 Regression?:No
Operating System: Easy fix?:No
Pull Request or Patch supplied:No Resolution:upstream
Crashes QGIS or corrupts data:No Copied to github as #:15359

Description

The version of Python included with version 1.8.0 of QGIS has a security alert associated with it making QGIS insecure and security software is alerting on it.
Python announcement: http://python.org/download/releases/2.7.3/
Python alert as reported here: http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-dev/2011-December/115116.html

The security software that alerted me is Secunia's Personal Software Inspector which can be downloaded and used freely from here: http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/

Screen shot of the alert is provided in the attachment "QGIS Security Alert.png".

QGIS_Security_Alert.png (183 KB) Kevin Gagel, 2012-06-30 11:48 AM

History

#1 Updated by Jürgen Fischer about 8 years ago

  • Resolution set to upstream
  • Status changed from Open to Closed

upstream bug OSGeo4W #297 filed.

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