Debian LTS: DLA-2074-1: python-apt security update

    Date23 Jan 2020
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Several issues have been found in python-apt, a python interface to libapt-pkg. CVE-2019-15795
    
    Package        : python-apt
    Version        : 0.9.3.13
    CVE ID         : CVE-2019-15795 CVE-2019-15796
    Debian Bug     : 944696
    
    Several issues have been found in python-apt, a python interface to libapt-pkg.
    
    CVE-2019-15795
    
        It was discovered that python-apt would still use MD5 hashes to validate
        certain downloaded packages. If a remote attacker were able to perform a
        man-in-the-middle attack, this flaw could potentially be used to install
        altered packages.
    
    CVE-2019-15796
    
        It was discovered that python-apt could install packages from untrusted
        repositories, contrary to expectations.
    
    For Debian 8 "Jessie", these problems have been fixed in version
    0.9.3.13.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your python-apt packages.
    
    Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS
    
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