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:
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/
Mailing list: [email protected]
Debian Security Advisory DSA-4809-2 [email protected]
https://www.debian.org/security/ Salvatore Bonaccorso
December 27, 2020 https://www.debian.org/security/faq