#4695 closed task (fixed)


Reported by: Bruce Dubbs Owned by: lfs-book
Priority: normal Milestone: 10.0
Component: Book Version: SVN
Severity: normal Keywords:


New point version.

Change History (2)

comment:1 by Bruce Dubbs, 13 months ago

What's New in Python 3.8.5 final? Release date: 2020-07-20*


  • bpo-41304: Fixes python3x._pth being ignored on Windows, caused by the fix for :issue:29778 (CVE-2020-15801).
  • bpo-39603: Prevent http header injection by rejecting control characters in http.client.putrequest(...).

Core and Builtins

  • bpo-41295: Resolve a regression in CPython 3.8.4 where defining "setattr" in a multi-inheritance setup and calling up the hierarchy chain could fail if builtins/extension types were involved in the base types.


  • bpo-41288: Unpickling invalid NEWOBJ_EX opcode with the C implementation raises now UnpicklingError instead of crashing.
  • bpo-39017: Avoid infinite loop when reading specially crafted TAR files using the tarfile module (CVE-2019-20907).


  • bpo-37703: Updated Documentation to comprehensively elaborate on the behaviour of gather.cancel()


  • bpo-41302: Enable building Python 3.8 with libmpdec-2.5.0 to ease maintenance for Linux distributions. Patch by Felix Yan.


  • bpo-40741: Update macOS installer to use SQLite 3.32.3.


  • bpo-41300: Save files with non-ascii chars. Fix regression released in 3.9.0b4 and 3.8.4.

comment:2 by Bruce Dubbs, 13 months ago

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

Fixed at revision 12000!

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