[SECURITY] [DLA 2488-1] python-apt security update

Type debian
Reporter Debian
Modified 2020-12-09T19:55:59


Debian LTS Advisory DLA-2488-1 debian-lts@lists.debian.org https://www.debian.org/lts/security/ Utkarsh Gupta December 10, 2020 https://wiki.debian.org/LTS

Package : python-apt Version : 1.4.2 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 Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 1.4.2.

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 LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS