USN-4428-1: Python vulnerabilities

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It was discovered that Python documentation had a misleading information. A security issue could be possibly caused by wrong assumptions of this information. This issue only affected Ubuntu 12.04 ESM, Ubuntu 14.04 ESM, Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. (CVE-2019-17514) It was discovered that Python incorrectly handled certain TAR archives. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2019-20907) It was discovered that incorrectly handled certain ZIP files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 12.04 ESM, Ubuntu 14.04 ESM, Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. (CVE-2019-9674) It was discovered that Python incorrectly handled certain IP values. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 14.04 ESM, Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. (CVE-2020-14422)

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