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Debian: DSA-4809-1: python-apt security update

Date 09 Dec 2020
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
Various memory and file descriptor leaks were discovered in the Python interface to the APT package management runtime library, which could result in denial of service.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-4809-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
December 09, 2020                     https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : python-apt
CVE ID         : CVE-2020-27351

Various memory and file descriptor leaks were discovered in the Python
interface to the APT package management runtime library, which could
result in denial of service.

For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.8.4.2.

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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