[RELEASE] Python 2.7.6

Benjamin Peterson benjamin at python.org
Sun Nov 10 20:29:37 CET 2013

Python 2.7.6 is now available.

This release resolves crashes of the interactive interpreter on OS X 10.9. The
final release also fixes several issues identified in the release
candidate. Importantly, a security bug in CGIHTTPServer was fixed [1]. Thank you
to those who tested the 2.7.6 release candidate and reported these bugs!

All the changes in Python 2.7.6 are described in full detail in the Misc/NEWS
file of the source tarball. You can also view online at


Downloads are at


As always, report bugs to


Have a nice November,
Benjamin Peterson
2.7 Release Manager

[1] http://bugs.python.org/issue19435

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