[Python-Dev] Python 2.5.3: call for patches

Tres Seaver tseaver at palladion.com
Tue Nov 11 18:00:04 CET 2008

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Matthias Klose wrote:
> Martin v. Löwis schrieb:
>> Within a few weeks, we will release Python 2.5.3. This will be the last
>> bug fix release of Python 2.5, afterwards, future releases of 2.5 will
>> only include security fixes, and no binaries (for Windows or OSX) will
>> be provided anymore (from python.org).
>> In principle, the release will include all changes that are already on
>> the release25-maint branch in subversion [1]. If you think that specific
>> changes should be considered, please create an issue in the bug tracker
>> [2], and label it with the 2.5.3 version. Backports of changes that
>> are already released in Python 2.6 but may apply to 2.5 are of
>> particular interest.
> I would like to apply fixes for some CVE's which are addressed in 2.5 but not
> yet in 2.4. this would include
> CVE-2007-4965
> CVE-2008-1679
> CVE-2008-1721
> CVE-2008-2315
> CVE-2008-3144
> CVE-2008-1887
> CVE-2008-4864

+1 from a non-core developer who still has to keep sites using 2.4 up
and running.

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