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Debian Security Advisory DSA-4809-2                   [email protected]
https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
December 27, 2020                     https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : python-apt
Debian Bug     : 977000

The update for python-apt released as DSA 4809-1 introduced a regression
when passing a file descriptor to apt_inst.ArFile or apt_inst.DebFile
causing a segmentation fault. Updated python-apt packages are now
available to correct this issue.

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

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:

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these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
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