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    Debian: DSA-4685-1: apt security update

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    Shuaibing Lu discovered that missing input validation in the ar/tar implementations of APT, the high level package manager, could result in denial of service when processing specially crafted deb files.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-4685-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
    May 14, 2020                          https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : apt
    CVE ID         : CVE-2020-3810
    
    Shuaibing Lu discovered that missing input validation in the ar/tar
    implementations of APT, the high level package manager, could result in
    denial of service when processing specially crafted deb files.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed
    in version 1.4.10.
    
    For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.8.2.1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your apt packages.
    
    For the detailed security status of apt please refer to its security
    tracker page at:
    https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/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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