Debian: DSA-4609-1: python-apt security update

    Date23 Jan 2020
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Two security issues were found in the Python interface to the apt package manager; package downloads from unsigned repositories were incorrectly rejected and the hash validation relied on MD5.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-4609-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
    January 23, 2020                      https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : python-apt
    CVE ID         : CVE-2019-15795 CVE-2019-15796
    Debian Bug     : 944696
    
    Two security issues were found in the Python interface to the apt
    package manager; package downloads from unsigned repositories were
    incorrectly rejected and the hash validation relied on MD5.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed
    in version 1.4.1.
    
    For the stable distribution (buster), these problems have been fixed in
    version 1.8.4.1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your python-apt packages.
    
    For the detailed security status of python-apt please refer to
    its security tracker page at:
    https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/python-apt
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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