#2078 new
Robert Rettig

Update bundled python

Reported by Robert Rettig | January 19th, 2017 @ 10:12 AM

The bundled python for windows operating system is from version 2.6.1
There are several fixes and security fixes which are even relevant for the functionality used by Play!

Framework version: all
Platform you're using: windows

Reproduction steps: No steps just check the versions. And check for CVE and Patch Notes on https://hg.python.org/cpython/raw-file/v2.7.13/Misc/NEWS
especially the openssl updates.

Details: for example urllib2 is used in the Play! command status to check running instances of Play! even over internet connections!

# find ~/git/play/framework/pym -name *.py -exec grep -H -n -E -e 'urllib2' {} \;
~/git/play/framework/pym/play/commands/status.py:5:import urllib2
~/git/play/framework/pym/play/commands/status.py:54:        proxy_handler = urllib2.ProxyHandler({})
~/git/play/framework/pym/play/commands/status.py:55:        req = urllib2.Request(url)
~/git/play/framework/pym/play/commands/status.py:57:        opener = urllib2.build_opener(proxy_handler)
~/git/play/framework/pym/play/commands/status.py:63:    except urllib2.HTTPError, e:
~/git/play/framework/pym/play/commands/status.py:67:    except urllib2.URLError, e:
~/git/play/framework/pym/play/commands/deps.py:3:import urllib, urllib2
~/git/play/framework/pym/play/commands/modulesrepo.py:6:import urllib2
~/git/play/framework/pym/play/commands/modulesrepo.py:537:        req = urllib2.Request(url)
~/git/play/framework/pym/play/commands/modulesrepo.py:539:        result = urllib2.urlopen(req)
~/git/play/framework/pym/play/commands/modulesrepo.py:541:    except urllib2.HTTPError, e:
~/git/play/framework/pym/play/commands/modulesrepo.py:546:    except urllib2.URLError, e:
~/git/play/framework/pym/play/commands/autotest.py:6:import urllib, urllib2
~/git/play/framework/pym/play/commands/autotest.py:49:        proxy_handler = urllib2.ProxyHandler({})
~/git/play/framework/pym/play/commands/autotest.py:50:        opener = urllib2.build_opener(proxy_handler)
~/git/play/framework/pym/play/commands/autotest.py:143:        proxy_handler = urllib2.ProxyHandler({})
~/git/play/framework/pym/play/commands/autotest.py:144:        opener = urllib2.build_opener(proxy_handler)
~/git/play/framework/pym/play/commands/evolutions.py:3:import urllib, urllib2
~/git/play/framework/pym/play/commands/check.py:3:import urllib, urllib2
~/git/play/framework/pym/play/commands/check.py:44:        req = urllib2.Request(TAGS_URL)
~/git/play/framework/pym/play/commands/check.py:46:        opener = urllib2.build_opener()
~/git/play/framework/pym/play/commands/check.py:54:    except urllib2.HTTPError, e:
~/git/play/framework/pym/play/commands/check.py:59:    except urllib2.URLError, e:
~/git/play/framework/pym/play/commands/base.py:8:import urllib2

Comments and changes to this ticket

  • Robert Rettig

    Robert Rettig January 20th, 2017 @ 02:10 PM

    Or give some hints how to switch to a own python runtime on windows.

  • Reyes D

    Reyes D September 6th, 2017 @ 04:19 PM

    Thanks for the updated bundle python that is really useful for the developers. The people who work with play framework they can get lots of help here from topaussiewriters professionals. I really like to learn some computer programming language to fix the issues and Java programming language is my favorite.

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